VENETIAN® AND THE PALAZZO® CELEBRATE CHINESE NEW YEAR WITH NEW SHOW, FESTIVE ATTRACTIONS AND DECOR
The Venetian and The Palazzo are celebrating Chinese New Year and the Year of the Horse with a new stage spectacle, festive celebrations and décor throughout the award-winning properties.
CHINESE NEW YEAR DRAGON DANCE:
The Venetian and The Palazzo kick-off the Year of the Horse with a ceremonial dragon dance complete with firecrackers and eye painting ceremony. The colorful event will feature a parade of dancers and drummers dressed in authentic costumes as they make their way throughout the properties.
The kick-off Dragon Dance takes place on Friday Jan. 31 at 3pm. The ceremonial dragon dance will begin with an eye painting ceremony at The Venetian porte cochere, making its way through the casino to The Waterfall Atrium & Gardens of The Palazzo, and continues through The Palazzo.
CHINESE NEW YEAR ART INSTALLATION:
To commemorate the Year of the Horse, the resort’s floral and horticulture department worked with a team of artisans, and consulted with a Feng Shui master, to produce the massive “Year of the Horse” art installation. Guests are invited to visit the captivating beauty this display in The Waterfall Atrium & Gardens of The Palazzo.
This year’s Year of the Horse art instillation features:
• 8 unique hand-sculpted and hand-painted horses
• 1 sculpted lamb (The Horse’s secret friend)
• The primary horse stands at 16-feet high once installed in the fountain
• 4 horses are at 8-feet high
• 2 horses will be in the raised gardens
• 2 horses will appear to be walking through water
• 2 horses are rearing and are at 18-feet tall
• 1 horse is a foal and is 48-inches high.
Year of the Horse art installation will run through Feb. 16
PANDA! AT THE PALAZZO THEATRE:
PANDA!, an unprecedented theatrical spectacular, is the featured production for CHINESE NEW YEAR at The Venetian and The Palazzo. The new resident show, from acclaimed director An Zhao, is direct from Beijing, where it was produced by a team whose impressive credits include the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
The hold-on-to-your-seat spectacle combines high-flying acrobatics, mesmerizing martial arts, music and dance, and includes a talented cast of award-winning performers from China National Acrobatic Troupe and Shaolin Monastery Kung Fu Monks Troupe.
A new spin on a timeless tale, this one-of-a-kind production artfully mixes traditional Chinese themes with unprecedented theatrical effects, making it the most high-tech production on the Las Vegas Strip.
PANDA! will perform Tuesday through Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at The Palazzo Theater. For up-to-date schedule information, including dark dates, or to purchase tickets ($48-$128) visit any Venetian or Palazzo Box Office, or go online to www.venetian.com/panda, or call 702.414.9000.
CHINESE NEW YEAR AT GRAND CANAL SHOPPES AT THE VENETIAN AND THE PALAZZO:
Free Gift for UnionPay Cardholders:
Beginning Jan. 22 through mid-February, UnionPay will promote to their cardholders to visit the Grand Canal Shoppes Redemption Area and present their card to receive a complimentary red gift bag with a small gift, Premier Passport book and Chinese directory. Limit one gift per person. One UnionPay card must be presented for each gift. Cardholder must be present to claim the gift. Valid while supplies last.
Gift With Purchase for UnionPay Cardholders:
Beginning Jan. 22 through mid-February cardholders who purchase $1,000+ on their UnionPay card at Grand Canal Shoppes stores and restaurants, will receive a Lucky Draw red envelope containing either a $25, $50 or $100 Grand Canal Shoppes gift card. Limit one lucky draw per person per day. UnionPay card and receipts must be presented. Cardholder must be present to draw the red envelope. Valid while supplies last.
Special Chinese New Year Offers by Retails at Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and The Palazzo
The following offers will be valid from January 22 – February 28, 2014. Look for a special rack card listing the exclusive offers at the Chinese New Year guest services podium (next to Barney’s New York at the end of the Grand Canal.) Offers subject to change.
Andrew’s Ties – Purchase three ties for $120
Bellusso Jewelers – Complimentary shipping within the U.S. Please present rack card at time of purchase.
Billionaire Italian Couture – Enjoy $100 off for every $600 you spend. Las Vegas store only. May not be combined with other offers, promotions or discounts.
Brighton – Receive a complimentary bottled water when you visit our Brighton store in the Grand Canal Shoppes.
Burberry – Purchase $2000 or more and receive an exclusive Burberry fragrance. Offer valid at Grand Canal Shoppes location only.
Canali – 10% off purchase of $500 or more
Cache – $25 off $125 or more, $50 off $200 or more, $75 off $300 or more, $100 off $400 or more. * Offer Code *X408733. Exclusions apply. See store for details.
Ca d’oro – Receive 15% off of any purchase of $1500 or more. Excluding Wellendorff.
Canyon Beachwear – Save $25 on any purchase over $100. Limit one per customer at Las Vegas location only.
Chloe – Receive a gift with purchase of 2 pieces or more ($1500 minimum)
Coach – Enjoy 10% off your entire purchase. Offer valid at Grand Canal Shoppes location only.
DaVinci Fine Jewelers – Enjoy up to 75% off jewelry plus receive a FREE GIFT with every purchase.
Dior Beauty – With your $150 purchase, you will receive a token of appreciation for your time with Dior.
Dooney & Bourke – Select red accessories offered at 50% off retail price. Promotion not to be combined with any other offer.
Double Helix Wine Boutique – 15% off your purchase of any bottle of wine in our boutique. Offer valid in boutique only.
Fendi – Receive Fendi’s latest fragrance, L’Acquarossa, with any purchase. One per customer. While supplies last.
Guerlain – Receive a Guerlain exclusive gift with $200 purchase. While supplies last.
Horologio – Complimentary shipping within the U.S.
Knuttel Gallery – Receive a free tea set for one with a purchase of $500 or more.
Links of London – Receive 15% off your purchase of $100 or more.
Montblanc – Red envelope drawing for a special gift with any purchase of $200 or more. Guests using UnionPay to purchase $1000 or more will also receive a complimentary business card holder.
Mezlan – Enjoy 20% off any purchase of $500 or more on regular price merchandise. Some exclusions apply.
Pandora – PANDORA offers several charms that are ideal for Chinese New Year and the Year of the Horse, including a silver Horse Charm, a silver and enamel Lucky Cat Charm, a silver Double Happiness Dangle, and a 14K Gold Chinese New Year Fortune Bag!
Piaget – Receive a beautiful Piaget book by Assouline with any boutique purchase.
Rockhouse – Receive 15% off your dining bill.
Rotella Gallery – Rotella Gallery will provide $100 off shipping for purchase of either an Open or Limited Edition Image purchased in our Las Vegas Gallery.
Shemoni Jewelry – Enjoy 55% off all sterling silver jewelry. Code #2010
The Venetian Las Vegas, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd South
The Palazzo Las Vegas, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd South
Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and The Palazzo
About The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Las Vegas
The LEED EB Gold®-certified Venetian Las Vegas, the largest property in the country to receive AAA’s Five Diamond and the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Four Star awards, is one of the world’s most luxurious resort and convention destinations. Recreating Venice’s legendary landmarks, the resort offers unmatched service and quality for leisure and corporate guests. With suites ranging from a standard 650-square-foot Luxury Suite to the luxurious 10,000-square-foot Chairman Suite, the all-suite resort boasts more than 4,000 of Las Vegas’ most lavish suite accommodations.
The Silver LEED®-certified Palazzo Las Vegas literally takes luxury to new heights. Ranked as one of the top 25 hotels in the U.S. and Canada in Travel + Leisure “World’s Best Awards,” the AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four Star-Award winning resort is highlighted by a flagship 85,000-square-foot Barneys New York. The all-suite resort offers plush and opulent suite accommodations ranging from a Luxury Suite at an unprecedented 720 square feet to the 8,000-square-foot Chairman suite with private terraces and plunge pools. The Palazzo also offers a variety of cuisines from a collection of award-winning chefs such as Buddy V’s by “The Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro, Carnevino by Mario Batali, CUT by Wolfgang Puck and Table 10 by Emeril Lagasse.
Grand Canal Shoppes® at The Venetian and The Palazzo feature more than 60 luxury boutiques, including 20 remarkable stores and couture brands making their Las Vegas debuts at The Palazzo including Chloé, Tory Burch, Christian Louboutin, and Diane von Furstenberg.
Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian features an indoor streets cape complete with gondolas and singing gondoliers, the Canyon Ranch SpaClub®, world-class gaming, exquisite restaurants, a wide variety of entertainment such as “Soul2Soul with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill;” the party musical “ROCK OF AGES;” “PANDA!,” an unprecedented theatrical spectacle; showroom headliners including Human Nature, David Spade, Rita Rudner, Tim Allen and Joan Rivers and extensive convention and corporate services.
Guests can earn points while they eat, sleep, shop and play with Grazie, the premier loyalty program. The Palazzo and The Venetian Las Vegas are the first ever Alliance Resorts in the InterContinental Hotel Group global portfolio.
For additional information, visit venetian.com or palazzolasvegas.com , follow on Twitter @venetianvegas @palazzovegas and interact on Facebook.
FASHION BRIEFS AND FORUM FIRSTS…
THE FORUM SHOPS SEARCHES FOR LAS VEGAS’ BEST NEW DESIGNER: This year, The Forum Shops at Caesars promises to make Fashion’s Night Out special for one lucky aspiring fashion designer from Southern Nevada. In conjunction with the yearly event taking place on September 8, 2011, The Forum Shops at Caesars is currently searching to discover what could become tomorrow’s next big fashion icon. Partnering with The Art Institute of Las Vegas, interested designers from Southern Nevada can apply exclusively at The Forum Shops Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/ForumShops.
The application allows for budding designers to share their story, as well as upload a video and/or photos which they can use to vie for the top spot. Whether designing couture or denim, sportswear or retro-tees, all designers are encouraged to apply (rules and criteria will be available on application).
Recognized worldwide as one of the finest luxury shopping streets in the world, The Forum Shops at Caesars, is participating in this year’s global celebration of shopping with Fashion’s Night Out festivities on Thursday, September 8, 2011 from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. The stage is set for a night full of excitement, amazing fashion shows, one-of-a-kind in store events, product demonstrations, parties, giveaways, food, Las Vegas celebrities and entertainers – all at Las Vegas’ premiere retail destination, The Forum Shops.
The winner, along with select runners-up will be featured in an exciting fashion show and have their work highlighted inside the world-renowned shopping destination (which is home to the most famous brands in the world). The top designer will receive a $500 shopping spree to The Forum Shop at Caesars. The Forum Shops will also provide The Art Institute of Las Vegas with a $2,000 scholarship which will be dedicated to assist an aspiring designer.
FASCINATE, SEDUCE AND CHARM WITH JEWELRY FROM BACCART: Originally founded in the town of Baccarat in eastern France, the premiere retailer is world-renowned for fine crystal of incredible luxury and elegance. No exception, the new Fleurs de Psydelic rings for Dawn, Day and Night. This trio of colorful pleasers epitomizes grace and beauty.
JOHN VARVATOS TO SERVE AS CELEBRITY MENTOR ON NBC’S NEW REALITY COMPETITION SERIES “FASHION STAR”: Renowned American menswear designer John Varvatos is set to serve as a celebrity mentor on the highly-anticipated new reality competition series “Fashion Star.” The new NBC competition series will search for the next big brand in fashion. Varvatos joins newly-announced mentor; actress, author Nicole Richie, previously announced celebrity mentor Jessica Simpson and host Elle Macpherson. The series is designed not only to groom and discover America’s next popular brand, but through an exciting new format twist, it will allow viewers at home to buy the winning designs each week. The show will target real-time consumer feedback and interactivity and will span all categories of fashion from suits and dresses to lingerie, denim, bathing suits, accessories and more. One of the most well-known menswear fashion designers in the country, Varvatos will bring his trendsetting design skills and expertise to the contestants each week on NBC.
NIKE “KICKS OFF” NEW CONCEPT STORE INSIDE THE FORUM SHOPS: A parade of drummers, cheerleaders and nearly 200 local youth were on hand recently to join Nike for a Blitz The Strip grand reopening event. The procession kicked off on the famous Strip and made its way through the premiere retail destination before arriving at the new Nike store concept inside The Forum Shops at Caesars. The freshly revamped 30,000 square foot location offers the largest multi-category brand experience in the U.S. with innovative consumer experiences, market tailored product offerings, community resources and the introduction of team customization services. The store is only the fifth of its kind to open in the U.S. For the grand opening celebration, consumers also participated in the Redzone 360 Experience featuring NIKEiD, which provided the opportunity to star in a signature sport animation. After designing their own unique shoe on NIKEiD, consumers got the chance to style up like a pro and try out Nike footwear for their own personal touchdown highlight video shot in 360 degrees on a turf set up outside the store entrance.
DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT – GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI: Italian designer Giuseppe Zanotti’s hometown is famous for its great shoe manufacturing tradition. It’s no wonder the now world-renowned designer is heralded for his elegant footwear creations with sleek and innovative designs that are masterfully crafted. Zanotti’s early passion for music and his instinctive knack for art and fashion continue to be reflected in his distinctive shoe designs. With an eye on the past and on quality manufacturing tradition and an eye on the future with fashion trend-setting, Zanotti’s creations remain true to his original inspiration of art, music and fashion and can be found inside his new expanded location inside The Forum Shops at Caesars near the Festival Fountain.
FORUM FASHION FORWARD TIP: The peak of the summer heat and sun can wreak beauty havoc. Luckily, The Forum Shops has the solution for beating the heat during the final dog days of summer. Keep your eyes fashionably protected from the sun’s rays and glare with the Morgenthal Frederics collection at Davante. Available in a variety of styles, the unique eyewear collection provides a stylish safeguard for your eyes. For moist, kissable lips – Fresh is the destination for you. Keep your lips puckered and protected with Sugar Honey Tinted Lip Treatment with SPF 15. Maintain a luminous, ultra-natural tan without the harm of the sun’s rays with Dior Bronze self-tanning line at Dior Beauty. Keep your skin moisturized with an easy one-step finish specially suited for the season, Studio Moisture Tint SPF 15 is a light, tinted moisturizer with SPF 15 and other skin nourishing ingredients from MAC Cosmetics. Capture the scents of summer with the Peace, Love and Juicy summer set from Juicy Couture complete with Eau de Parfum spray, shower gel and body lotion.