Late Night Revelry


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 of space.

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.

Zouk launching

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.

zouk gallery

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 

Source: Focus Malaysia

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