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June 20, 2013 Lifestyle No Comments Email Email

On 22 June 2013, nothing beats the heat like a pool party! Celebrate summer’s longest day at the most happening pool party of the season. Soak up the Summer Solstice at the hotel’s Water Club and enjoy the best music in town featuring a line-up of seven of the hottest DJs from famous clubs in Bangkok; Q Bar, Bed Supperclub, Levels, Funky Villa, Demo, and Safe House.

Enjoy stunning views of the bustling city while indulging in delectable barbeque bites and delicious cocktails accompanied by dynamic beats and mixes by what is probably the best ever DJ line-up in town. From 13.00-21.00hrs. Entry fee 250 Baht per person including one drink. Please visit www.facebook.com/SofitelSoBangkok or call 02-624-0000.

Pool Party - Fete De La MusiqueCambodia

Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort – Explore the history behind some of Cambodia’s ancient musical instruments through an exhibition at the hotel’s lobby tracing Khmer cultural history through images of the bas-reliefs from the temples of Angkor Wat. These forgotten musical instruments are given a new lease of life by Patrick Kersalé, a ethnomusicologist, who has reconstructed the musical instruments used during the ancient days of the Khmer Empire. Take a walk into the past as musicians revive the music of Cambodian ancestors and enjoy a drink after the performances while discovering more about this rich history through an enriching session with Patrick Kersalé. 

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra – Showcasing the links between traditional French elements and their Khmer counterparts, Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra presents “Bohemia”, a marketplace fair showcasing the best of French Bohemian and the old gipsy culture of Paris together with the traditional costumes and arts of Cambodia. Inspired by the story of ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame, experience a celebration of two cultures highlighted through displays of traditional costumes, music performances, fortune teller stall and much more.


Sofitel Saigon Plaza – A throwback to vintage glamour and style, Sofitel Saigon Plaza will be hosting a 1960s themed pool party in conjunction with this year’s Fête de la Musique and the hotel’s BB Forever exhibition, which celebrates the life of the iconic Brigitte Bardot. This chic “rendezvous” party will also feature a live performances by well-known local-based French DJ, DJ Peanuts, who will complement the old world charm with the latest musical sensations with “BB and friends’ songs”. The hotel will be paying tribute to its French heritage with an exquisite menu offering of fine French cuisine from Southern France and St Tropez paired with a selection of cocktails including the ‘BB cocktail’ named for Brigitte Bardot.

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi – A skillful fusion of the best of French and Vietnamese cultures, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi will hold an evening of local music and flavours combined with contemporary French influences under the stars at the hotel’s poolside champagne bar. With musical performances from both local celebrities and international performers including famous local singer Lê Cát Trọng Lý and American Jazz sensation Diva Diane Witherspoon, guests can expect an evening to remember filled with live musical performance across all genres.

The Philippines

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila – Marrying the past and present, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila will hold a special “DJ Meets Diva” themed evening at the hotel’s luxurious lobby lounge “Le Bar”. Enjoy the fabulous Manila Bay sunset as you listen to the hotel’s contemporary DJ remix classical tunes such as “Je ne pas travailler” by one of America’s best known latin and classical groups Pink Martini as well as “My baby just cares for me” by jazz legend Nina Simone while a diva will interpret these songs, giving them a modern twist.  Accompanied by a sumptuous French menu by Executive Chef Eric Costille and paired with special French wines “DJ Meets Diva” promises to be a truly unforgettable musical soiree.

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