Zouk Genting Takes Late Night Revelry to New Heights in Southeast Asia with Grand Opening Bash


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The capital of entertainment in Malaysia, Resorts
World Genting officially added another feather to their cap today with the grand opening of Zouk Genting. Tens of thousands of visitors took advantage of the long weekend to make a trip up to the resort for the party of a lifetime. The nightlife venue was masterminded by the nightlife experts behind Zouk Singapore, voted as the best club in Asia for the last 10 years by industry bible DJ Mag. Zouk Genting promises a complete experience with the Zouk Genting main stage, hip-hop club Empire by Zouk, gaming bar RedTail by Zouk, RedTail Karaoke and upcoming vibe dining restaurant FUHU Restaurant & Bar all in over 35,000 square feet of space.

Long lines formed outside the club ahead of its opening hours and officiating the ribbon cutting event was Mr Hui Lim, Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Genting Malaysia Berhad; Mr Andrew Li, CEO of Zouk Group; Mr Lee Thiam Kit, Head of Business Operations & Strategies; Dato’ Edward Holloway, Executive Vice President of Leisure and Hospitality and Joseph Ryan, Director of Special Projects and General Manager of Zouk Genting.

The night was off to a roaring start with special lion dance march of four lions lit with LEDs from the entrance of Zouk that set the mood.  The Lions then ushered everyone into the club where Andrew Li, Dato’ Edward Holloway and Joseph Ryan welcomed the crowd with short speeches followed by a two-minute video that showed the behind-the-scenes footage of the making of Zouk.

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R3HAB wowed the crowd during his two-hour long set that kept the party going until 3.00am. Partygoers vibed to one of the world’s best DJs who is also known for his
talents as a record producer and remixer at Zouk Genting who was on hand as the main
act for the grand opening. Dutch-Moroccan talent Fadil El Ghoul, better known as R3HAB
has been hailed by the likes of Forbes and Billboard Magazine as the future of his craft with
past hits such as ‘Pump The Party’ and ‘Prutata’ with Afrojack. Before starting his set, he said, “I love visiting Malaysia and I’ve been playing here since 2011. Zouk is also known to have a dedicated fan base. It’s great to be here because the weather downtown is hot but as you make the drive up it gets nice and cold.”

With Zouk being the training ground of many local DJs, heading the opening set was Malaysian-born talents BATE who have always showcased high energy sets at major events and festivals across the region, including Future Music Festival Asia, Zouk Out, and the much talked about ‘Asia’s Largest Festival at Sea’: It’s TheShip. To date, BATE has performed in Melbourne, Seoul, Bangkok, and Singapore, and has supported the likes of Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa, Tiesto, Zedd, and Deadmau5 on tour. Bate have had the pleasure of playing Zouk Genting already and stated, “Zouk Genting feels like a home to us due to the energy, the state of the art sound and lighting system combined with a great team.”

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The main space of Zouk Genting holds up to 1200 partygoers that will be illuminated by an ecstatic blend of music and pyrotechnics. Three ‘Motherships’ which look as if they are out
of this world designed by global leaders in their field, LEDsCONTROL light up the club in multicoloured lights and reflect upon the 30 galaxy-patterned topped tables below and the
dance floor. The brand has previously worked with renowned nightclub brands like Amnesia
and Space Ibiza. The state-of-the-art sound system by The Void flows seamlessly together
with the 54 x 20 square feet LED screen to set the atmosphere of the club. On the ceiling are CO2 canisters, infinite lasers, over 1,000 LED lights and a flame unit which will be used for live performances and acrobatic aerialists.

Zouk Genting is located on Level G, SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting. The Zouk Genting
main stage operates every Friday, Saturday, and Eve of Public Holidays from 11pm-5am. Entrants to the club must be 21 years old and above. For table reservations, call +6019-390 3738. Limousine services are available at the counter.

 

For more information, please call + 603 6101 1118 or visit www.zoukgenting.com or www.rwgenting.com.

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