This initiative was approved and received full support of the City of Vienna, who is exceptionally honored and proud to extend this great Viennese tradition of the 19th century custom to Baku.
The Viennese Ball is one of the most beautiful traditions that went from local to global. The City of Vienna organizes and participates in such events world-wide from Peru to Russia; these events are a distinct highlight in the cultural season. The Viennese Ball Culture is not simply an export article - it gives Baku one more reason to be internationally acknowledged as well as it is creating an entire new cultural occasion for all generations.
The Ball takes place on October 20th, 2012 at 8 p.m. at the luxurious Gabala Grand Ballroom of the Kempinski Hotel Badamdar Baku under the distinguished patronage and in the presence of the Austrian Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Sylvia Meier-Kajbic.
Guests of this event will be offered a vast variety of new experiences, starting with a characteristic opening, ballroom dancing, life orchestras from Vienna accompanied by a buffet with delicatessen from Vienna.
Inspired by the Viennese Ball tradition, guests will enter the ballroom to the music of Johann Strauss performed by Wiener Johann Strauss Capelle consisting of 12 musicians. The opening waltz will feature 18 debutante couples - graduate students of Baku Oxford School dressed in beautiful identical white gowns and glittering coronets that were kindly provided by City of Vienna.
Traditional and modern ballroom dancing will be alternating with a raffle offering as major prizes weekend stays in the“Kempinski Das Tirol” and “Kempinski Dresden” hotels as well as special VIP treatments at the SPA of Kempinski Hotel Badamdar and many more.
Thanks to the kind support from sponsors and partners, this wonderful event could be organized. Kempinski Hotel Badamdar would like to express its appreciation to its partners the City of Vienna, ATAZ, BNS Consulting, Austrian Airways and Baku Oxford School as well as its sponsors Baku Steel Company, Akkord, Gazelli and OMV.
About Kempinski Hotel Badamdar Baku:
The Kempinski Hotel Badamdar Baku is a gleaming addition to the fast growing portfolio of Kempinski city hotels was opened in September 2011. A resort within the city it offers outstanding facilities for business, leisure travelers and families alike. Facilities include 280 expertly designed rooms and suites, 38 fully-furnished and serviced residences, 36 fully furnished offices, 19 meeting rooms, a Ballroom, an Auditorium, two restaurants, 3.500sqm SPA area with indoor pool as well as tennis and basketball court, entertainment center and Aquapark.
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 68 five-star hotels in 29 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotels.
To book or for further information visit:
www.kempinski.com/press • www.globalhotelalliance.com
Zarifa Mirzoeva - Director for Public Relations and Social Affairs, Kempinski Hotel Baku, Azerbaijan
1c., M.Mushfig Str., Badamdar, Baku AZ1006, Azerbaijan
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