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“Years of Gilt, Luxury Forever” The 2017 the Waldorf Astoria Beijing Annual Charity Ball

September 26, 2017 Luxury Hotels No Comments Email Email

Waldorf Astoria Beijing presents the Waldorf Astoria Beijing Annual Charity Ball on October 28, 2017. Inviting ladies and gentlemen to witness the ebb and flow of the passing of time and be transported from the gilded age of old New York to the bustling 21st century that is the new Beijing. Timeless luxury and true classics are just as true today at Waldorf Astoria Beijing as they were when they originated in New York so long ago.

At the end of the 19th century, the first Waldorf Astoria Hotel opened in New York city, two luxury locations, side by side that became known as the “Hyphen”. “Meet me at the Hyphen” became the rallying cry of the ultra-wealthy and high society, a place to be meet and be seen and where the world aspired to be. It became a symbol of that wonderful golden age.

Beijing Waldorf Astoria – Wedding

Time:

October 28, 2017 6 pm to 10 pm

Location:

Beijing Waldorf Hotel, second floor

Tickets:

RMB 2,388 / person

RMB 1,988 / person (booked before October 15)

For reservations, please call:
+86-10-8520-8989 or Email: Sunny.He@waldorfastoria.com

First Movement: Witness a new Guinness Book of World Records

The Waldorf invented it and the world has loved it ever since, Red Velvet is a signature of the Waldorf Astoria and to celebrate the Beijing Waldorf Hotel team of chefs will work with guests to create a 2.2-meter “Red Velvet” Macaroon Tower, challenging the existing Guinness Book of World Record, a 2.07-meter-tall Macaroon Tower in 2014 in Japan.

Second Movement: Transporting guests though time and space, two centuries intertwined and connected by a time tunnel from the golden age of New York through to the bustling bright and modern luxury of Beijing. From the 19th Century to the 21st Century, two eras of beautiful luxury and accumulation of modern light.

Third Movement: International Michelin starred chef’s customized dinner

Wagyu beef tenderloin by Rossini

Hong Kong’s Michelin Starred Chef Olivier Elzer, known for his French cuisine, creates a custom six course culinary voyage of Michelin quality dishes. Guests will taste Hokkaido fresh sea urchins with salmon and black truffle, Alaskan king crabs, abalone and imported beef with foie gras. Each dish paired with a perfectly chosen fine wine to showcase and highlight the flavors and elegance of each course.

Fourth movement: Peking Opera and Broadway perfectly paired

Peking opera is the crystallization of the traditional Chinese artistic ideal; it has a long history and a unique artistic value. When the quintessential Peking opera and the charm of a New York Broadway classic musical combine brilliantly to create a truly East Meets West and old meets new experience.

Fifth movement: Foreign Jazz Dance Band

The New York Waldorf Astoria Hotel was famous for many galas and balls, dancing has always been a part of its allure and history, made even more famous by being depicted on screen in many classic films. The most famous being “Scent of a Woman” the Oscar winning movie starring Al Pacino. He plays a blind Colonel who dances a most impressive Tango at the hotel. Guests can create their own moment and dance the night away.

Sixth movement: Charity Auction

With sponsors that include Louis Vuitton, WECOUTURE and PLAY-LOSOPHY, the prizes up for auction areelegance personified. The vision is also the vision of the global Hilton family, one of giving back to local and global non-profit organizations who need support. Mr. Conrad Hilton said: “Let the world be filled with sunshine, so that we feel the warmth of warmth, which will also continue to be our responsibility.” All proceeds from the evenings activities will be supported to International Found of Animal Welfare (IFAW) whose mission is to rescue and protect animals around the world and Right to Play a global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty.

Seventh movement: Lucky Draw Prizes

Guests have a chance to win luxury hotel stays, airline tickets or a Luxury Cruise

Beijing Waldorf Astoria Hotel has teamed up with its luxury travel partners to provide lucky winners with the best of travel adventures.

An evening of magical time travel through the age of elegance at the Beijing Waldorf Astoria Ball. A chance to dine and dance in two great eras, two great cities and two great countries. Truly a night to remember in 2017.

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