NEW YORK, July 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – If you’re having a concert in the middle of the Indian Ocean and there’s no one to hear it, does it still make noise? You bet it does. W Hotels Worldwide, a subsidiary of Marriott International, today announces a collaboration with Circle, the revolutionary French media company known for filming and broadcasting musical performances in the most awe-inspiring places around the world, to put on an unforgettable live concert at Gaathafushi, the private island of castaways in West Maldives. Live broadcast on July 26, 2021*, the set of hours and fifteen minutes will include a performance of Berlinbased electronic musician Monolian with the island’s white sand beach and the turquoise lagoon serving as a stage.
“From our Sound Suite recording studios to our intimate living room stages and DJ booths, there is always live music in a W hotel somewhere in the world,” said Carly Van Sickle, Senior Director, Global Brand Marketing, W Hotels Worldwide. “For our next act, we are thrilled to collaborate with the visionaries of the Circle to celebrate the beauty and wonder of one of our finest escapes, the W Maldives, through the power of music.”
Cercle has produced and broadcast live some of the most breathtaking musical performances ever to be filmed. From a hot air balloon over Cappadocia, Turkey and the great pyramids of Giza in Egypt at Glacier 3000 in the Swiss Alps and on the island of Mont Saint-Michel in France, Cercle productions accumulate millions of views online. At sunset the July 26e, Gaathafushi Island at West Maldives will join this list of emblematic places, becoming the first hotel to host a Cercle salon.
“Cercle is synonymous with aesthetics, culture, nature and music, values shared by W, making this collaboration revolutionary. When two entities have the same goal and the same vision, everything flows and expectations are exceeded. “said Pol Souchier, Cercle communications manager. “This is why we wanted to collaborate with West Maldives and the resort’s beautiful Gaathafushi Island. It’s a place we can’t wait to feature on Cercle, and with Monolink, a long-awaited artist on the channel, we’re thrilled to celebrate the power of music with our loyal fan base alongside W. ”
Electronic singer-songwriter Monolink is known for combining melodic techno with dreamy folk on the guitar. His performance will be broadcast live via Facebook, Twitch and Oculus Venues at 5 p.m. UTC + 5 *. Cercle will then work its magic to post the official performance video on its YouTube channel in August, which will be shown at selected W hotels around the world. Monolink is also releasing a new single today – “Turning Away” – which is now streaming. here and on a Cercle playlist on the W brand websites spotify channel.
This paradisiacal spectacle is intended to honor Gaathafushi, the isolated island a stone’s throw from West Maldives. Escape guests can take a two-minute speedboat ride to the secluded beach and enjoy over 76,000 square feet of tropical playground while swimming in the surrounding lagoon, enjoying a meal at the candlelight on the beach prepared by a private chef, or just relaxing and stargazing under a thatched roof hut. West Maldives also offers a Takeover of the island package where customers can book all West Maldives property, including Gaathafushi, for the ultimate Shipwreck Island experience. The resort is also home to one of the best reefs in the destination with the vibrant colors of the coral forest and captivating and diverse marine life right on guests’ doorstep.
The music won’t stop once Monolink completes his set. Music is at the heart of every W hotel and guests of West Maldives can enjoy organized music through the property during poolside parties and daily sunset tours by the only music curator in the Maldives, Jennifer Dons.
To see Monolink’s performance on West Maldives, watch live on the Cercle’s Facebook @cerclemusic or Twitch @cerclemusic and relive the show on The Circle’s YouTube channel. Stay on top of the latest news and find exclusive behind-the-scenes content on Instagram at @whotels, @wmaldives and @cerclemusic. For more information visit w-hotels.marriott.com and circle.io.
* The date and time are subject to change due to bad weather.
About W Hotels Worldwide
Born from the bold attitude and 24/7 culture of New York City, W Hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc., has revolutionized and redefined the hospitality world for more than two decades. A pioneer worldwide, with nearly 60 hotels, W defies expectations and breaks the standards of traditional luxury wherever the iconic W brand arises. obsessive about imbibing it, living it and repeating it. The brand’s provocative design, iconic What / Whenever service and lively lounges create an experience often copied but never equaled. Innovative, inspiring and contagious, the brand’s boosted energy celebrates the endless appetite of customers to discover new arrivals / next destinations in each destination, to see more, feel more, go longer, stay later. For more information on W hotels, visit whotels.com/theangleor follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. W Hotels Worldwide is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s global travel program. The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, exclusive experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits, including free nights and recognition of Elite status. To register for free or for more information about the program, visitMarriottBonvoy.marriott.com.
Cercle is a media company dedicated to the promotion of artists and places through an exceptional production in order to raise awareness around art, cultural heritage and great landscapes through two mediums: music and video. Every second Monday, an artist plays a one-hour set in a unique setting, followed by an interview via Facebook Live. Cercle has already collaborated with cultural destinations such as the Eiffel Tower, the Château de Fontainebleau, the Château de Chambord, the panoramic observation platform of the Tour Montparnasse, the Bourdelle Museum and more.
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