SOURCE: Las Vegas Sands

The Venetian, Las Vegas, Hotel, Casino

November 15, 2010 15:19 ET

The Venetian Welcomes the World Renowned Oriental Jasmine Girls Band to the Phantom Theatre

This One-of-a-Kind Performance Takes Place on November 27

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - November 15, 2010) - Join The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino Thanksgiving weekend as the world-class resort hosts an exceptional and lively international performance. One of China's most acclaimed musical ensembles; Oriental Jasmine Girls Band will grace the stage of The Phantom Theatre on Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 1 p.m.

Composed of young graduates and undergraduates from music colleges in China, Oriental Jasmine Girls Band is an all-girl band made up of 22 classically-trained artists from China's Sichuan Province. This vibrant group includes 14 musicians, six dancers, one celebrated singer and one Chinese mask-changing magician. Oriental Jasmine is led by esteemed singer Ma Xuanzi, winner of China's prestigious Golden Bell Award, who will sing classic folk songs such as "Jasmine Flower" and "The Night of Grass Land."

Onstage, this dynamic act combines modern spectacle with traditional Chinese art forms and instruments, such as the gu zheng, an ancient zither with movable bridges and 16-25 strings; the pipa, a four-stringed pear-shaped lute; the yang qin, a Chinese hammered dulcimer with a square sound board; the erhu, the traditional 2-stringed Chinese violin; and the dizi, a bamboo flute. Western musical influences are also an essential part of the show, including use of the saxophone and violin, as well as some jazz, pop and rock selections.

Tickets are on sale now. Ticket prices are $25 for Section A and $50 for VIP Section, inclusive of taxes and handling fees. Ticket holders must be at least 12 years old to attend. To purchase tickets visit any Venetian or Palazzo Box Office, www.venetian.com or call 702.414.9000. For more information about Oriental Jasmine Girls Band visit ojgirlsband.com.

About The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino Las Vegas
The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, the largest property in the country to receive AAA's Five Diamond Award and Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star, is one of the world's most luxurious LEED®-EB Gold (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)-certified resort and convention destinations. Re-creating Venice's legendary landmarks, the resort offers unmatched service and quality for leisure and corporate guests. Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian features The Grand Canal Shoppes, an indoor streetscape complete with gondolas and singing gondoliers, the Canyon Ranch SpaClub, world-class gaming, exquisite restaurants, and a wide variety of entertainment such as Phantom-The Las Vegas Spectacular, Blue Man Group, David Spade and Joan Rivers on its premises, as well as extensive convention and corporate services. For additional information, visit www.venetian.com and follow on twitter @venetianvegas.

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Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Dawn Britt or Amy Carlson
    The Venetian Public Relations Department
    702.414.4334