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A dynamic and immersive cultural epicenter taking residence inside the enduring King Power Mahanakhon, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon celebrated its grand opening with a Festival of Music on 14 December 2022, formally marking the celebrated arrival of The Standard’s Asia flagship within the Thai capital.
Standard CEO, Amber Asher mentioned, “Tonight, as we celebrate the official grand opening of our Asia flagship, I am overwhelmed with pride and gratitude for our dedicated team, our talented collaborators, our wonderful partners at King Power and for Sansiri. This beautiful hotel, which is nestled in the King Power Mahanakhon building, an international travelers playground to ‘Shop, Stay, Play, Eat’, has endured the greatest of challenges throughout the pandemic, yet we persevered. We are so proud to bring our cherished Standard brand to Asia in true “Standard” style. This gorgeous lodge has far exceeded our expectations in all methods.”
At the grand opening final evening, the custom of Standard Sounds was represented by means of performances starting from native rising stars to worldwide legends. Thoughtfully crafted by The Standard’s legendary EVP of Nightlife and Entertainment, Stephane Vacher, the evening’s music programming unfolded throughout all lodge venues, together with the Pool (transformed into a world-class stage), the beloved foyer lounge and a pop-up evening membership. The various musical line up kicked off with 90’s hip hop in The Parlor, pushed by one of essentially the most distinguished gamers on New York’s underground radio scene, Stretch Armstrong and East Coast legend, a true occasion DJ, Rich Medina, setting the tone for the night. At the pool, Onyx Collective, the brand new era of trendy Jazz, paid respect to the giants of basic jazz by means of their classical coaching whereas infusing Hip Hop and R&B, leading to a reinterpretation of Avant -Garde Jazz Fusion. Leading as much as and instantly following Onyx Collective was the very proficient DJ duo, musclecars. Native New Yorkers, Brandon Weems and Craigs Handfield, complemented the all-star expertise, representing the most effective in music’s rising stars. Guests had been handled to an iconic, popup efficiency by New York burlesque icon Dita Von Teese, who carried out her distinctive type of burlesque in a martini glass on the terrace of The Grill Cafe. The evening culminated with an epic efficiency by world digital music sensation Diplo, who set the dance flooring on hearth.
The visitor checklist, a glamourous illustration of the worldwide Standard household, included Lewis Tan, Douglas Little, Jodi O’Keefe, Fiona Xie, Voramas Srivaddhanaprabha, Ravi Itiravivong, Prom and Chollada Sirisant, Paulie Sirisant, Kanachai Bencharongkul, Prinya Ruenprapan, Ploenchan Vinyaratn, Grit Jirakiertivadhana, Sittharmanin Susamawathanakun, Nittha and Tharaphut Khuhapremkit, Burin Boonvisut, Ben Bencharongkul, Aerin Yuktadatta, Oabnithi Wiwattanawarang, Manasaporn Chanchalerm, Chonlathorn Kongyingyong, Sarin Ronnakiat, Ploi Horwang, Chayanit Chansangavej, Mashannoad Suvanamas, Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying, Arak Amornsupasiri, Miriam Sornprommas, Metinee Kingpayome, Cindy Bishop, Rusameekae Fagerlund, Nattasha Bunprachom, Chalida Wijitvongtong, Jarinporn Joonkiat, Prinya Intachai, Nana Raibena and extra.
In true Standard type, revelers from across the globe blended, mingled and danced because the fastidiously crafted journey led them by means of The Standard’s splendidly distinctive areas, the place a curation of music performances acted as a medium to advertise natural exploration. The evening’s immersive journey of experiences noticed The Plaza, The Parlor, The Standard Grill, and the neon-lit swimming pool remodel into microcosmic worlds of music genres, whereas the third flooring occasion house was turned – for one evening solely – into essentially the most unique nightclub on the town.
At The Parlor, as signature cocktails, private-label beer and champagne flowed, The Standard-curated playlist gave approach to extremely danceable tunes courtesy of a visitor DJ from New York City, with sound ranges regularly rising to carry the dance crowd nearer to sonic launch. In distinction, monochromatic tea room Tease remained static to pique visitors’ curiosity with an artwork set up centered on Retrofuturism, taking the venue’s already mesmerizing decor to a different stage.
Meanwhile, an elevated cocktail occasion at The Standard Grill’s eating room and terrace noticed revelers take pleasure in connoisseur creations from The Grill staff paired with premium champagne and signature mixology. As vigorous conversations fashioned towards a background of mushy soul carried out by native vocalists, the restaurant hummed with an eccentric crowd dressed to the nines.
To take advantage of of Bangkok’s balmy climate, The Pool laid out an alfresco unfold of thirst-quenching cocktails served from the ornate pool bar together with a legalized CBD providing. The pool’s atmospheric lighting fashioned a magnetic but serene backdrop for stay performances of modern jazz from the likes of Onyx Collective who fused hip hop, R&B, rap, Afrobeat and Latin beats whereas celebrating the style’s roots.
As the evening progressed, the occasion moved to The Club – a late-night room soundtracked with stay units from DJ Alex from Tokyo and legendary American DJ and music producer Diplo. With an industry-best sound system, purpose-built dancefloor and LED lighting system to rival the hippest of Bangkok’s nightclubs, The Club pulled out all of the stops to point out Bangkok how The Standard does it.
For extra info on The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon, please go to www.standardhotels.com/bangkok.
About The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon:
Created in partnership with King Power Group and Standard International, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon shall be The Standard’s Asia flagship and a world-class vacation spot throughout the globe. Bangkok’s spirit of innovation and unconventionality made the Thai capital the right locale for our Asia flagship, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon. Located in a single of essentially the most iconic buildings within the metropolis, the enduring King Power Mahanakhon the 155-room lodge is already a landmark. With rooms starting from 40 sq. m. to a sprawling 144 sq. m. penthouse, a terrace pool, health heart and spa, conferences rooms and a dynamic selection of meals, drink and nightlife venues, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon is a match for any traveler, at any time of day or evening. There’s the Parlor, the hub of the lodge for check-in and out, cocktails, work or lounging, the eclectic and sudden Tea Room, American steakhouse classics at The Standard Grill, and award-winning Chinese delicacies, glowing ambiance and impeccable wine checklist by Mott 32, and two outstanding sky-high eating expertise from Ojo a Mexican-inspired restaurant directed by one of the best cooks in Mexico to Sky Beach the best alfresco rooftop bar in Bangkok.
About Standard International:
Standard International is the father or mother firm of The Standard resorts. Created in 1999, The Standard resorts are recognized for his or her pioneering design, taste-making clientele, and unrelenting un-standard-ness. Launched initially in Hollywood, The Standard has now opened properties in marquee areas throughout the globe together with in New York, Miami, London, the Maldives, and Hua Hin, The Standard, Ibiza and the model’s Asia flagship, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon opened this 12 months. Standard resorts in Lisbon, Milan, Melbourne, Singapore, Dublin and Brussels are beneath improvement. The aim of each Standard venture—be it a metropolis lodge, a seaside resort, or a rooftop bar—is to defy conference, up the aesthetic stakes, and ship an expertise that solely The Standard can. The Standard’s unconventional and playful sensibility mixed with cautious consideration of design and repair particulars, have established its repute as a pioneer in hospitality, journey, eating, and nightlife. Standard International additionally owns a majority stake the Bunkhouse Group and The Peri resorts. www.standardhotels.com @thestandard
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