Galle goes Swing with Gala Swing Quartet
Celebrate this International World Music Day at Jetwing Lighthouse Club, Galle
As the saying goes ‘’Music is the universal language of mankind’’; what better way to celebrate World Music Day 2016 than to dwell in the luxuries at Jetwing Lighthouse Club, Galle and groove to the music of the French Gala Swing Quartet.
Jetwing Lighthouse Club, Galle in collaboration with Alliance Française, Colombo is honoured to host a musical evening performed by the Gala Swing Quartet, a French jazz band on June 21st, 2016 from 7.30pm onwards in commemoration of International Music Day. The evening will see to a blend of beats and feast with cocktails served followed by a special four course dinner prepared by Chef Nihal, the maestro in French cuisine himself.
Tickets for the melodic event will be priced at Rs. 12,500 inclusive of a spread of cocktails and a delectable four course dinner with free flow of a range of wines to suit the mood. To give the music enthusiasts a better feel of the festive day Jetwing Lighthouse and Jetwing Lighthouse Club are delighted to offer 25% discount on room rate for overnight stays.
At Jetwing Lighthouse Club experience personalized luxurious hospitality with a butler at your service 24/7, and be spoilt for choice by indulging in the many exclusive facilities the new Jetwing property has to offer. Distinct from Jetwing Lighthouse, Jetwing Lighthouse Club guests will be welcomed with a complimentary massage and a choice of wine for the welcome drink. Feel irrevocably special here while you unwind at the lavish themed suites; indulge in special spa retreats for couples; taste the delectable range of fine dining options and much more privileged services.
Right next door is the famous Jetwing Lighthouse well-known for its historic flare exposing its guests to the rich colonial past that Galle accounts for. Designed by the famous Sri Lanka architect Geoffrey Bawa, the property is home to an array of amenities to cater to every traveller need ranging from signature dining experiences to a relaxation therapy at the pool overlooking the beach or even unwind at the hotel veranda having a splendid view of the breathtaking sunset. Jetwing Lighthouse Club and Jetwing Lighthouse become the perfect venues to accommodate a festive evening coupled with gastronomic delights and musical performances.
The French are famed for the life they bring into aesthetics and on World Music Day, also known as ‘Fête de la Musique’, it is customary for the French Ministry of Culture to spread the joys of music across the globe by organizing celebratory events inviting all to enjoy the tunes of French harmony. A jazz band of four talented young musicians from France, Gala Swing Quartet play their compositions inspired by the great names of Jazz: a bit of Dr Dre, a touch of funk, a touch of groove, and the classics of Django Reinhardt. They will be touring Sri Lanka on the occasion of International Music Day and delight the audiences with entertaining gypsy rhythms, performing jazz manouche songs and instrumental plays inspired by Balkan music.
Family owned and in the tourism industry for the past 43 years, Jetwing Hotels has surpassed expectation at every aspect. Building on their foundation of being passionate, as well as the experience of true, traditional Sri Lankan hospitality, constantly pioneering discoveries captures the essence of the brand. Such a strong statement and direction have enabled Jetwing Hotels to imagine, create and manage marvels and masterpieces, where distinctive design and elegant comfort complement each other and the environment. Considered a priority, sustainable and responsible practice is implemented through the award winning Jetwing Eternal Earth Programme; with energy efficiency, community upliftment, and education of earth saving measures to schoolchildren being a few tenets of the Programme.
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