Times Square Vietnam-gift from foreign bridegroom

Owner of Times Square Vietnam Building Chu Nap Kee Eric last week held an impressive introduction of the building that he considers as a gift for his second homeland.

Mr. Chu welcomed distinguished guests and 23 representatives of the best Italian brands for interior decoration and modern furniture that have contributed in the beauty of the Riverie Saigon Hotel inside the building- the only six star hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

The filed photo shows Mr. Chu Nap Kee Eric and his wife posing a photo at a corner of the Reverie Saigon Hotel.

The introduction was inserted into a gala dinner entitled “Hello” that included a show of famous artists and was considered as cultural interference between Vietnam and Italy in beauty and charm.

Speaking at the gala Italian Consul General in the city Carlotta Colli recalled her memory during her visit to the building when it was under construction.

Tonight in an Italian style space mixing with Vietnamese cultural values, I would like to say thanks to Mr. Chu Nap Kee Eric for the construction worth as a relic built with his enthusiastic heart, she said.

Italian Consul General Carlotta Colli (L) shakes hands with  an Italian businesswoman at the gala dinner.

She said the work is not only a worth relic for Vietnam but also a pride of Italy. She also expressed her thanks to Mr. Chu for bringing the Italian beauty to Vietnam.

The 39-storey building Times Square is known as a golden destination in the downtown of the most dynamic city in Vietnam.

Architect Kent Lui who designed the building said that every glass window of the building faces a beautiful corner of the city. Outside architecture of the Times Square Vietnam is very impressive because of its iconic style that makes the glass wall facade skyscraper emerge from the blue sky.

General Director of Times Square Vietnam Ms. Truong Hue Van welcomes international guests.

Positioning not far from the Notre Dame, the skyscraper can catch visitors’ eyes while they are walking along Dong Khoi Street towards Saigon River thanks to its majestic beauty.

Emerging from the building, the Reverie Saigon Hotel is the only 6-star hotel in the city.  The hotel consisting of 286 rooms including 62 European style luxury suits is the first hotel in Vietnam recognized as a member of Leading Hotels of the World. The Riverie Saigon Hotel is also the only hotel in the country was voted by CNN as one of the ten opening soon hotels to be most waited for in the world this year.

In addition, the building provides 89 luxury condos, 12.000 square meter of A-level offices, five international standard restaurants with Asian and European styles, an European theater style deluxe lounge which can accommodate events of up to 1000 guests. The lounge with gemstone gates and pillars is rare in having glass wall facades.

The convergence of the world’s most luxurious brands for interior decoration and furniture including Italian brands such as Colombostile, Baldi Home Art, VG New Trend, B&B Italia, Visionnaire, Giorgetti, Poltrona Frau, Cassina, Cappellini, Medea, Snaidero, Vittorio Grifoni, Rubelli, Venini… shows that this is a golden destination of the city. Every brand displays its own impression and is blended in the interior design style of elite apartments of the Riverie Residence and hotel space the Riverie Saigon.

It is easy to recognize the significance of the Riverie Saigon is a daytime dream and a destination where visitors are self-made charm of endless discovery with unlimited emotion, space and time.

Dancer Linh Nga performs the dance of Lotus

The gala "Hello" is also a traditional music party which foreign investor Chu Nap Kee Eric entertained international guests.

Singer Thanh Bui and his team perform song Come Alive at the gala dinner.

Emotional images of Vietnam were screened in the warming space of La Scala Ballroom in the Riverie Saigon Hotel. These were pavilions, terraced rice fields, lotus, and landscapes of the country. And these were images of Vietnamese women suffering and going through storms of life, Vietnamese pretty lassies with ao dai… Images of Ho Chi Minh City which is the economic, finantial hub in the country were also introduced to the guests.

The distinguished guests had a chance to enjoy traditional melodies performed by famous artists. Singer Thanh Bui and his students finished the gala with the enthusiastic and hopeful performance of song Come Alive.

Mr. Chu (C) welcomes distinguished guests at the gala dinner.

Setting up the Times Square Vietnam is a non-stop attempt of Mr. Chu for his boundless love to the fatherland of his wife Truong My Lan who he met 20 years ago. He has considered Vietnam as his second homeland since he became a foreign bridegroom of the country. He feels proud of his efforts to bring the world to Vietnam and bring Vietnam to the world. 

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