Sofitel Celebrates Fete de la Musique in Vietnam

 Staying true to its French heritage, Sofitel Luxury Hotels will mark the Summer Solstice on 21 June with its annual “Fete de la Musique” celebration in hotels across the world. Serving as musical and cultural ambassadors, Sofitel transforms the French festival into a global event with all its properties worldwide hosting unique celebrations that unite French elegance with local elements.

Launched in France during the Summer Solstice of 1982, summer cheer transforms the streets of Paris into the world’s biggest performance stage as hundreds of musicians gather to celebrate the joy of music in all its varied styles. As a leading French hotelier, Sofitel plays an active role to promote and celebrate this major cultural event around the world.

From Paris and Washington to Colombia, Melbourne and Bangkok, over 120 Sofitel hotels from five continents will join together to rejoice with good music and « joie de vivre » on the longest day of summer.

Across Asia, Sofitel hotels will be holding unique musical events to mark this special occasion. From music recitals in restaurants to performances and exhibitions in lobbies and poolside parties, each hotel will commemorate Fête de la Musique in its own individual way, mixing French tradition with the very best of local culture.

Event highlights from hotels around the region include:

Vietnam

Sofitel Saigon Plaza – A throwback to vintage glamour and style, Sofitel Saigon Plaza will be hosting a 1960s themed BBQ party at the rooftop swimming pool 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: St Tropez and Riviera package paired with free flow of wine, beer and spirit until midnight.

21 June 2013
Pool party from 6pm until 12 midnight, rooftop swimming pool
Entrance Fee:  VND400,000 net including 1 drink.
OR
St.Tropez package at VND800,000 net: BBQ Buffet until 10pm and free flow of wine and beer till midnight.
Riviera Package at VND1,000,000 Net: BBQ Buffet until 10pm and free flow of spirit, wine and beer till midnight.

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.