Pasay City, Philippines, 23 November 2012 – Bigger, brighter and better than ever,Resorts World Manila welcomes the holiday season with Grand Fiesta 2012, a month-long Christmas celebration inspired by the country’s legendary passion for revelry and good cheer. Grand Fiesta 2012 aims to give guests a glimpse of world renowned Filipino culture and warmth, and encourage them to discover more of what the Philippines has to offer.
Event highlights include Miss Resorts World Manila 2012 on November 23, where Resorts World Manila focuses the spotlight on Filipina beauty and world-class fashion. Say hello to joyful nights as Resorts World Manila lights up for the holidays with a Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 24. Asia’s Nightingale Lani Misalucha performs at the Newport Performing Arts Theater on November 28 and will treat audiences to an evening of soulful music. Foodies can look forward to the Christmas Cake-Off on December 1, where select bakers and confectioners face off to find out which team can make the grandest holiday cake.
The walls of Resorts World Manila will transform into one virtual storybook with Jessie’s Gift, a touching yuletide tale told via 3D projection mapping.
Daily shows at The Plaza, Newport Mall, will feature a different entertainment experience, from mesmerizing magicians to soulful artists and heart-pumping dance performances.
World renowned trumpeter Chris Botti jazzes up the halls of the Newport Performing Arts Theater on December 6 while the Von Trapp Family, the family of singers who inspired The Sound of Music, takes the centerstage on December 5. Artists from all over the country will gather at Resorts World Manila to pay tribute to the King of Philippine roads, the jeepney, with the Pinoy Ultimate Jeepney Design Competition, which runs throughout December.
It will be a fight fiesta with knockout deals on various venues across Resorts World Manila with the much-awaited bout between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Miguel Marquez on December 9. The country’s most blessed voices meet and compete for the ultimate Chorale Finale at the Newport Performing Arts Theater on December 11. To be held on December 13, Grand Fashion Manila features creations of local designers and what the world will be wearing next year.
Say farewell to 2012 and welcome the New Year with 3 simultaneous celebrations happening at Bar 360, Genting Club and The Plaza for Resorts World Manila’s New Year’s Countdown on December 31.
For a detailed event schedule, log on to www.rwmanila.com/grand-
Resorts World Manila (RWM) is the first integrated tourism destination in the Philippines. Conveniently located across Ninoy Aquino International Airport 3, RWM is an instant gateway to Philippine hospitality. This lifestyle hub is home to three international lodging brands: Maxims Hotel, the first all-luxury suite hotel in the country; Marriott Hotel Manila, a five-star brand known all over the world; and Remington Hotel, for the value-conscious traveler.
RWM’s Newport Mall features luxury retail brands from all over the world. It offers a unique viewing experience at The Newport Cinemas with its stadium seating and state-of-the-art cinema technology, and plays and performances at The Newport Performing Arts Theater, the metro’s newest venue for the hottest concerts and events.
RWM is also home to the biggest gaming facility in the Philippines. RWM offers free membership that gives guests access to rewards, discounts, freebies, and exclusive invites to RWM events.