The Ubud Village Jazz Festival returns to Bali this August and ahead of this highly anticipated event, Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali will be hosting an exclusive prelude to the much awaited event; an international buffet dinner featuring toe-tapping jazz music performances.
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali is a platinum sponsor of the Ubud Village Jazz Festival, a premier event that gathers some of the genre’s most celebrated musicians and up-and-coming acts for two days of captivating music. This year’s festival will take place on 16th – 17th August 2019 against the beautiful backdrop of Bali’s cultural capital.
In the build-up to this annual jazz extravaganza, guests can experience some of the festival’s top acts on the evening of Friday, 9th August 2019. This will be accompanied by sensational cuisine in the sublime tropical ambience of Anarasa, the resort’s urban marketplace restaurant.
Music lovers will be in for a real treat as Dian Pratiwi, Indonesia’s exotic jazz diva, will be appearing live on stage. With her distinctive soulful voice, Pratiwi’s talent is recognised well beyond the archipelago. She will collaborate with Eurasian Quintet, a mixed group founded by Indonesian and local Balinese instrumentalists together well-known international jazz musicians.
Mövenpick’s warm-up dinner will also feature a performance by Aram Rustamyants’ New-Centropezn Quartet, who first began playing together in 1988. Each member is a multi-talented soloist and together as an ensemble, they make music that is energetic and full of emotion. Besides their native Russia, the quartet is popular in Belgium, Germany and Spain as having won numerous jazz music awards.
Guests will have the opportunity to savour this evening of superb food and jazz entertainment for just IDR 330.000 nett per person. Dinner commences at 6.30pm and tables will be available inside Anarasa Restaurant or outdoors on the restaurant’s moonlit terrace.
“Owned by respected Indonesian developer, PT Summarecon Agung Tbk, at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali, our mission is to combine world-class hospitality with cultural authenticity. We are proud to support events such as the Ubud Village Jazz Festival, which showcase Bali’s creativity and diversity. Our pre-event dinner will invite guests to enjoy some of the leading players on the jazz scene in an elegant yet casual setting. Following the success of previous prelude dinners, we look forward to hosting another wonderful occasion and hope to continue for many more years to come,” commented Mr. Horst Walther-Jones, General Manager of Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali.
Launched in 2013, the Ubud Village Jazz Festival is an intimate musical event that features approximately 100 musicians playing 20 performances on three stages over the course of two days. Acts span a wide variety of jazz forms, including international acts, Indonesian artists and up-and-coming talents.
Financed through sponsorships, advertising and tickets sales, the festival has brought significant benefits to the local community since its foundation. This year’s event is expected to attract approximately 5,000 people, giving Ubud a welcome economic boost.
For more information and to reserve your place at the resort’s pre-festival barbecue dinner, please contact +62 361 4725777 or email resort.bali.rest-resv@
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