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The Sky Stage launches live concert series at Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai

The Sky Stage launches live concert series at Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai

Dubai, 17, June 2014:  Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai has launched a Monthly Concert Series showcasing inspired international and local musical acts. The performances will take place on the second Thursday of every month at the Sky Stage in the culturally inspired lobby lounge of Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai . 

The newly launched Sky Stage will host an eclectic array of live music, from contemporary jazz and Chinese folk to indie rock and more. Between 7pm and 9pm, everyone is invited to the lobby lounge to enjoy the live concerts, along with special drink discounts and gourmet bar snacks.

The Monthly Concert Series kicked off on Thursday 12 June 2014 at 7pm with a concert by Chinese indie folk singers, Ha Xiao Ma and An Lai Ning. Performing with acoustic guitars, these talented vocalists presented chill-out Chinese folk music with a hip modern spirit.

On Thursday 10 July, the Sky Stage welcomes one of China’s leading jazz bands, E Groove. Formed in 2006, the quartet regularly performs at music festivals around the country and is renowned for its original jazz sounds mixed with contemporary electronic influences. 

On Thursday 14 August, international rock artist Tim Hassall will take to the Sky Stage. The singer and songwriter has performed around the world and released the full-length solo album Oh Restless Heart in 2010. Recently shortlisted for Time Out Dubai's ‘Favourite Live Act’ Award, his style spans indie-rock, hard funk, world music and country. Future concerts will be announced shortly. Discounts on a range of beverages will be offered during the free Monthly Concert Series in the lobby lounge and a Bar Bites menu specially created by Executive Chef Tobias Pfister will also be available. 

The Sky Stage is one of Shanghai’s most unique and atmospheric performance venues, where Chinese culture is offset by glittering modernity. Featuring a magnificent 260 sqm LED Sky installation and full-size rosewood antique pagoda, it's a memorable setting to relax and enjoy the live entertainment.

In addition to the Monthly Concert Series, the Sky Stage hosts a daily programme of cultural activities, including a sunset incense ritual, tea ceremony and traditional musical performances. The live performances enhance Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai’s reputation as a landmark hotel inspired by art and culture. 

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Notes to Editor:

About Jumeirah Himalayas Shanghai:

Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai, the first hotel of Jumeirah Group in Asia Pacific is a masterpiece of modern luxury infused with Chinese soul and Feng Shui elements. Designed by world-renowned architect Arata Isozaki, the hotel is part of the landmark Himalayas Center (owned by Zendai Group), a spacious new arts and cultural hub located in the heart of Pudong. KCA International, whose portfolio includes another landmark Jumeirah property, the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, designed the impressive interiors of Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai. Featuring 401 contemporary Chinese styled guestrooms and suites, four eclectic restaurants and lounges, plus a 24-hour fitness centre and indoor swimming pool, the hotel also offers extensive meetings, conference and event facilities, including two grand ballrooms and a 5,000sqm rooftop Infinity Garden. 

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. 

For further information please contact: 
Jumeirah Himalayas Shanghai 纪黛芸
Stella Gillera
Director of Sales and Marketing
Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai
1108 Mei Hua Road, PudongShanghai 201204
Email: stella.gillera@jumeirah.com
Telephone number: +86 21 3858 0888
Direct number: +86 21 3858 0818
Mobile number: +86 182 2152 7290
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com