(Macao, May 16, 2013) - The Venetian® Macao is sponsoring the three-time Grammy-nominated Tiempo Libre for the June 22 Cuban Rhythm, a symphonic concert collaboration with the Macao Orchestra at the Venetian Theatre; tickets go on sale Friday, May 17 at all CotaiTicketing™ box offices* and via Macao Kong Seng Ticketing Network.
Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, Cuban Rhythm brings the Miami-based seven-man band to perform its irresistible, dance-inducing mix of Latin jazz and Cuban son – timba music – including selections from the group’s latest album, My Secret Radio, as well as from previous albums Bach in Havana, Lo Que Esperabas and Arroz Con Mango. Tiempo Libre’s talent for playing astonishing riffs and rhythmic beats allows the audience to explore the beauty of jazz and its richness. The group has appeared on The Tonight Show, Live From Lincoln Center and Dancing with the Stars.
Tickets for the 8 pm, June 22 performance of Cuban Rhythm go on sale Friday, May 17 at 10 am, through CotaiTicketing and Macao Kong Seng Ticketing Network. They can be purchased in one of three categories: HKD/MOP 150 (A Reserve), 120 (B Reserve) and 80 (C Reserve). Tickets can be booked online at www.CotaiTicketing.com,or by phone at +853 2882 8818 (Macao) / +852 6333 6660 (HK), or toll free at 4001 206 618 (China), and are also available via Macao Kong Seng Ticketing Network: online at www.macauticket.com, by phone at +853 2855 5555, or in person at selected retail outlets (for locations, visit www.macauticket.com/TicketWeb/ServiceStations.aspx).
Photo caption: Cuban band Tiempo Libre will take the Venetian Theatre stage with the Macao Orchestra June 22 at The Venetian Macao, for the hip-shaking concert Cuban Rhythm. Ticket sales begin Friday, May 17 at all CotaiTicketing box offices and via Macao Kong Seng Ticketing Network.
Entertainment at Sands China Ltd. Properties
Sands China Ltd. has as a clear vision to establish Macao as Asia’s top entertainment destination.
The 15,000-seat CotaiArena™ is the only venue in Asia ranked in Pollstar’s Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues based on ticket sales. It is the top entertainment destination in southern China, hosting the world’s and the region’s biggest names in music, sports and awards shows. Superstars frequently choose the venue as the starting point of their Asian tours.
The 1800-seat, multi-purpose Venetian Theatre is one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China. Featuring ushers in black-tie, champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other unique, premium amenities, it offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience. The Venetian Theatre is playing a key role in bringing the best in international and Chinese entertainment to Macao, with a luxury theatre experience like no other in the region.
The 650-seat Sands Macao Hotel theatre regularly features internationally-renowned singers, performers and artists of the highest calibre. From traditional Chinese-costumed dancers to modern performances, and from singing troupes to contemporary bands, everything from Western rock to Cantonese pop is covered.
With an unbeatable diversity, the entertainment offering of Sands China Ltd. is ushering in a new era of entertainment in Macao.
About Cotai Strip Resorts – Macao’s Integrated Resort City
Sands China Ltd. is the leading developer, owner and operator of integrated resorts in Macao. The befittingly named Cotai Strip Resorts, situated on reclaimed land between the islands of Coloane and Taipa, is the one destination that provides a stunning array of experiences at the heart of Cotai. Cotai Strip Resorts has transformed a gaming-centric day-trip market into an integrated resort city and international hub for business and leisure travellers.
Pulsating with life, both night and day, Cotai Strip Resorts features an expansive offering of affordable luxury available nowhere else in Macao, with approximately 9,000 hotel rooms and suites, international superstar live entertainment, duty-free shopping with 600 retailers offering an unparalleled array of name brands, 1.3 million square feet (120,000 square metres) of meeting and exhibition space for Asia’s leading conferences and exhibitions, gaming excitement, transportation offerings and well over 100 dining options, including international restaurants, bars and lounges. Cotai Strip Resorts is a must-see destination providing every guest with an unforgettable experience and unparalleled excitement.
Comprised of the The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel; The Plaza™ Macao, featuring the Four Seasons Hotel Macao; and Sands® Cotai Central, featuring the world’s largest Conrad, Sheraton, and Holiday Inn hotels, Cotai Strip Resorts is where Asia’s ultimate destination is all within reach.