Conrad Askland, from Mount Vernon, WA USA, is currently living in Macau (SAR) China while working with the Cirque Du Soleil ZAIA show at the Venetian Macao. In Asia he has also performed in Shanghai, South Korea and Japan. October 1, 2009 - 中国加油，中国万岁 Happy Sixty Year Anniversary to the People’s Republic of China! It’s a [...]
Indian movie stars at the “green carpet” outside the ZAIA Cirque Du Soleil Theater in Macau, China at the Sands Venetian June 11, 2009. The Bachchan family, as well as other dazzling stars, are greeted on the green carpet for the 10th Annual IIFA awards in Macau. In this “part one” video you will also see [...]
Gondoliers of the Venetian in Macau (SAR) China, March 2009. You can take a ride with them and be serenaded on the second floor of the Venetian by the retail shops.
The soundtrack for the Cirque Du Soleil ZAIA show is completed and will be printed to CD soon and available to the public. I don’t know a specific release date, but somewhere around early Summer 2009. My part in the project was to play keyboards and arrange string parts recorded by members of the Hong [...]
Clips from Valentine’s Day 2009 at the Sands Venetian, Macau (SAR) China. This is some of the cast and myself handing out balloons to customers at the Venetian before the show. It was very hard work handing out balloons to the pretty ladies.
For Christmas 2008 the cast of Cirque Du Soleil’s ZAIA show, along with matching funds from Cirque, have raised over 45,000 MOP ($5,500 USD) to buy Christmas clothing packages for the babies and children of CRADLE OF HOPE and the FOUNTAIN OF HOPE groups in Macau (SAR) China. ZAIA artists and staff helped wrap the [...]
Thoughts from Macau (SAR) China: “11,000 To Lose Casino Jobs in Macau” – front page featured news at CNN.com today. They are referring specifically to the Sands Venetian. Well now, not the best news for us working at the Venetian in Macau – but insiders have known it was coming. The dream to make Macau [...]