The Bebop and the Barking Crickets(The BBC) will present a compilation of vintage swing music of the 1920’s with jazz and ultra-modern house, hip-hop and post modern juke box pop music. A nostalgic music genre that meets a modern twist and concept with its smooth yet upbeat tempo beats, to deliver the right kind of festive cheer at a 21st century venue.
The New Year’s Eve Party at the Lawn, We’ve got that Swing will highlight the pulsating tones of Bebop & the Barking Crickets and three New Year eve packages that offers exciting deals on the best eats, cocktails and spirits to revel further at Colombo’s ultimate New Year’s Eve Party.
The magic of the season sprinkled with tastes of tradition to festive twists that will delight young and young-at-heart, is the perfect formula at the festival feasts that are on the cards, at Table One – the all day dining restaurant.
The hotel’s Executive Chef Patrick Buttgereit and his kitchen brigade have orchestrated gourmet lunches, dinners and brunches at the Capital Bar and Grill featuring a dazzling array of delectable appetisers, an extensive Christmas carvery and interactive seafood counter, complemented with a host of condiments and sides to make the spirit bright.
A midday respite in the luxurious comforts of the Sapphyr Lounge and imbibe of the festivities with delicate delights that reflect the season. The Christmas-inspired beverages and pattisseries, tailored to reflect the season’s best whilst the sounds of Christmas will resonate from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Kyle Pretorius, Resident Manager, Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo comments, “ We want Colombo to experience a celebration like no other and since we are further postioned as Colombo’s vibrant social event destination We’ve got that Swing at the Lawn will make it an apropos venue for an unforgettable evening.”
Perfect as gifts this Holiday Season, the festive hampers are filled with gourmet treats that will definitely make the Christmas celebration merrier. Starting from the 1 to 25 December, orders should be placed 24 hours prior to collection at the festive desk located at the gingerbread house.
This year, Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo has partnered with the Boys Industrial Home and Orphanage, in Colombo. The Home endeavours to educate and empower the youth toward a more prosperous future. Guests who wish to partake in this worthy cause can purchase a Wishing Card valued at Rs. 500 from the Festive Desk or any of the restaurants, and tie this to the Moon Moon elephant sculpture placed in the Lobby. The entire donation value of Rs. 500 will go toward the Boys Industrial Home and Orphanage.