The grand opening of Zouk Genting, Resorts World Genting (RWG) recently attracted thousands of visitors who
made a trip to the highlands for the
party of a lifetime.
The venue was masterminded by the
nightlife experts behind Zouk
Singapore, voted as the best club in
Asia for the last decade by industry
bible DJ Mag. It promises a complete
experience with the Zouk Genting main
stage, hip-hop club Empire by Zouk,
gaming bar RedTail by Zouk, RedTail
Karaoke and dining restaurant FUHU
Restaurant & Bar all in over 35,000sqft
Long lines formed outside the club
ahead of its opening hours and officiating the ribbon cutting event was Hui
Lim, Deputy Chief Executive and
Executive Director of Genting Malaysia
Berhad; Andrew Li, CEO of Zouk Group;
Lee Thiam Kit, Head of Business
Operations & Strategies; Datuk 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
a lion dance. Lit with LEDS, four lions
ushered everyone into the club.
"For the past 28 years, Zouk has been
creating experiences for legions of fans
in Malaysia and Singapore and we are
changing the way we eat, drink and
play," said Li during his opening
speech. "We are very proud to be part
of RWG and on our way to making Zouk
a global lifestyle brand. Our proudest accomplishment is our guest having an emotional connection with the brand which takes a long time to achieve."
That evening, internationally-renowned DJ R3HAB wowed the crowd during his two-hour set. Dutch-Moroccan Fadil EI 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 Porty and Prutata.
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."Zouk Genting feels like a home to us due to the energy, the state of the art sounds and lighting system combined with a great team." stated Bate.
The main space of Zouk Genting holds up to 1200 party goers that is illuminated by an ecstatic blend of music and pyrotechnics. Zouk Genting is located on Level G of SkyAvenue RWG. For more information, visit www.zouk.genting.com.
Source: Focus Malaysia
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