Ho, chief executive and co-chairman of Melco Crown
Entertainment and James Packer
Packer (Crown Resorts)
Of Dreams official grand launch
on 5 Feb 2015
February 2, 2015 - In a fanfare of 'Dream-inspired'
pyrotechnics and flashing strobe-lights that lit the
skies of Manila Bay, the doors officially opened today
on Manila's most electrifying, innovative and diverse
entertainment destination. The City of Dreams Manila
grand launch ceremony ushered in a new era of entertainment-inspired
leisure in the Philippines.
of Manila's newest world-class gaming and entertainment
destination included a thrilling 'Concert of Dreams',
watched by an excited crowd of some 5,000 movers and
shakers, starring headliners Ne-Yo, international
heartthrob, and Kelly Rowland, the Grammy-award winning
singer, who was formerly part of one of the most successful
female groups of all time, Destiny's Child.
were supported by a host of top Philippines stars
who are all the pride of the Philippines, including
one of PEOPLE ASIA's 'People of the Year', Gary Valenciano;
divine diva Zsa Zsa Padilla; R&B-princess Kyla;
and Aliw Awards 2014 Entertainer of the Year, Jed
of excited visitors witnessed Melco Crown Entertainment's
Co-Chairman and CEO Mr. Lawrence Ho and Mrs. Sharen
Ho; Co-Chairman Mr. James Packer; and Mr. Clarence
Chung, Chairman & President of Melco Crown Philippines
as they were joined by Mr. Cristino Naguiat Jr, Chairman
and CEO of PAGCOR, Mr. Henry Sy, Jr. Chairman of SM
Prime Holdings, turned the ceremonial keys - opening
the 'Fortune Egg' of City of Dreams Manila and cascading
a 'Dream Cloud' of mechanical butterflies - officially
mark the launch of the integrated resort.
De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio Go Head to Head in Martin
on 17 Jan 2015
Martin Scorsese finally has put his two favorite actors,
Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio , in an "upcoming
short film," but really it's a commercial for
two new casinos: Studio City in Macau, China and City
of Dreams in Manila, Philippines! In the "trailer,"
De Niro and DiCaprio are running lines by themselves,
only to bump into one another and Scorsese, who breaks
the news to them that they're both up for the same
part in a casino-based film.