Hard Rock Desaru Grand Opening Party

Hard Rock Hotel Desaru threw a huge party in conjunction of their Grand Opening on September 28, 2019. It was celebrated with live performances by Malaysia’s rock legend Amy Search, DJ Chinois, Emcees Terry Ong & Azura Zainal and live bands – Hydra, The Sharp 9 and Mira & Friends.

Grand Opening Party
Pic taken from Hard Rock Hotel Desaru.

As part of Hard Rock’s culture, there will also be Hard Rock’s iconic guitar smashing ceremony and fireworks.

Guitar Smashing
Rita Gilligan at the Guitar Smashing Ceremonywho spent more than half of her life serving rock stars and celebrities at a restaurant. Rita also holds the honour of being the first Hard Rock waitress in the world to wear the now-famous collectible pins.
Spectacular view of the fireworks.

The night was pumped with free-flow beverages and great music and a night like this best spent with friends, which then elevated with the performance by the legendary Johor-born rockstar, Amy Search. *fangirl-mode* An adrenaline-rush night for given the opportunity to watch Amy Search right before my eyes.

Amy Search
Hydra – another great band with an awesome vocalist. It was indeed a night to slip your dancing shoes on.

Hard Rock International
With venues in 74 countries spanning 248 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops® and Cafes – Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s most valuable collection of music memorabilia at more than 83,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. In 2018, Hard Rock International was recognized as a Forbes Magazine Top Employer for Women and Land Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards. In 2019, Hard Rock International was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s America’s Best Large Employers, Forbes Magazine’s Top Employers for Women and No. 1 in J.D. Power’s 2019 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study among Upper Upscale Hotel Chains. Hard Rock destinations are located in the world’s greatest international gateway cities, including its two most successful flagship properties in Florida and home to the world’s first Guitar Hotel® in South Florida, where its headquarters are located. The brand is owned by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida. For more information on Hard Rock International visit www.hardrock.com or shop.hardrock.com.

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