The LINQ Promenade kicks off four-day Lunar New Year festival with ribbon cutting on Friday, Feb. 16.
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President and CEO of Caesars Entertainment Mark Frissora participates in eye painting ceremony during Chinese New Year lion dance parade at Caesars Palace on Saturday, Feb. 17.
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LAS VEGAS (Feb. 17, 2018) – In honor of the Lunar New Year, Caesars Palace hosted a lively lion dance parade to celebrate the Year of the Dog and bring good luck to the iconic resort on Saturday, Feb. 17. President and Chief Executive Officer of Caesars Entertainment Mark Frissora, Regional President of Caesars Palace Gary Selesner and President of International Marketing for Caesars Palace Jon Jaggers participated in a traditional lion eye painting ceremony to kick off the parade at the resort’s porte cochère and main entrance.
After the eye painting ceremony, the lion dancers continued the parade through Palace Court, Beijing Noodle No. 9, the recently opened Pronto by Giada, Bacchanal Buffet and MR CHOW. Additionally, Caesars Palace welcomed guests with elaborate decorations on the casino floor including hanging lanterns, banners, firecrackers and a blossom tree.
To bring good luck across the city, Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts also hosted lion dance performances at Bally’s Las Vegas, The Cromwell, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah’s Las Vegas, The LINQ Hotel & Casino, The LINQ Promenade, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and Paris Las Vegas from Feb. 16-17.
The LINQ Promenade began its four-day Lunar New Year festival on Feb. 16 with a ribbon cutting featuring Chinese dignitaries, local government officials, leaders of major Chinese community associations and Caesars Entertainment executives. Guests also enjoyed live cultural performances and dragon dances on The LINQ Fountain Stage with the High Roller Observation Wheel lit red and gold in the background.
Additional lion dance performances will take place at The LINQ Promenade at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 18 and Monday, Feb. 19, as well as at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28.