The Ritz-Carl­ton, Shen­zhen holds ‘The Opera Night’ Christ­mas tree light­ing cer­e­mony and ‘Gin­ger­bread House’ char­ity event

Global Times – Metro Beijing - - ENTERPRISE - Page Ed­i­tor: li­[email protected]­al­times.com.cn

Christ­mas is among those im­por­tant hol­i­days to spend with our fam­ily, friends and loved ones. The Ritz-Carl­ton, Shen­zhen treats guests to a night of de­light with an opera per­for­mance, bal­let dance, songs of love, joy and hap­pi­ness, and more to mark the start of the an­nual cel­e­bra­tion of the best sea­son of the year. The fes­tive sea­son be­gan with “The Opera Night” Christ­mas tree light­ing cer­e­mony 2018 at The Ritz-Carl­ton, Shen­zhen.

The cer­e­mony wel­comed more than 100 guests and mem­bers of the me­dia. The choir from Shen Wai In­ter­na­tional School, which was in­vited to per­form with the Vi­enna Chil­dren’s Choir, brought the au­di­ence fes­tive joy with lovely Christ­mas songs. Santa Claus also came bring­ing ex­quis­ite presents and tai­lor­made can­dies from the ho­tel.

The dra­matic three-story atrium of the ho­tel lobby, echo­ing the lobby’s de­sign with a fo­cal curved wall made of wood and back-lit golden-hued onyx, made the per­fect tra­di­tional opera house and took the guests into a fes­tive Euro­pean set­ting. This year, the ho­tel once again pre­sented an artis­tic night with clas­si­cal Ital­ian opera and an el­e­gant bal­let per­for­mance.

In part­ner­ship with Shen­zhen Min Ai Dis­abled Chil­dren’s Wel­fare Cen­ter, Iwan R. Di­etschi, multi-prop­erty vice pres­i­dent and gen­eral man­ager of The Ritz-Carl­ton, Shen­zhen, launched the “Gin­ger­bread House” char­ity event, which is now in its ninth year of com­bin­ing the “Com­mu­nity Foot­prints” pro­gram of The Ritz-Carl­ton with the fes­tiv­i­ties of the sea­son. Started in 2010 by Di­etschi, this pro­gram has be­come a tra­di­tion of the ho­tel to help the chil­dren of Shen­zhen Min Ai Dis­abled Chil­dren’s Wel­fare Cen­ter. “I am proud of our Ladies and Gentle­men. They have made this mean­ing­ful event a tra­di­tion, which is now in its ninth year, and this is a mem­o­rable mile­stone for us to trea­sure.” The char­ity event will last un­til De­cem­ber 31. Ev­ery­one can join in by pur­chas­ing a gin­ger­bread brick to put their per­sonal name or photo on it, which will be used to con­struct a charm­ing gin­ger­bread house built with love. All pro­ceeds will be do­nated to Shen­zhen Min Ai Dis­abled Chil­dren’s Wel­fare Cen­ter on De­cem­ber 31, 2018. For the up­com­ing fes­tive sea­son, The Ritz-Carl­ton in­vites all guests to em­bark on a gas­tro­nomic jour­ney in the oa­sis of lux­ury with your loved ones and build mem­o­ries for life. With the sea­sonal buf­fet cel­e­bra­tions at Fla­vorz, themed af­ter­noon tea at Onyx, a ro­man­tic din­ner at Paletto Ital­ian restau­rant, or the count­down party at Curv Bar, The Ritz-Carl­ton, Shen­zhen is set to bring you a wide ar­ray of ex­cit­ing cel­e­bra­tions to wel­come a marvelous 2019.

Photo: Cour­tesy of The Ritz-Carl­ton, Shen­zhen

A bal­le­rina per­forms at the cer­e­mony.

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