Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts was the Official Hospitality Partner for the third edition of Sri Lanka’s leading international festival of contemporary art – the Colombo Art Biennale (CAB) 2014.
Under the partnership, Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts played host to Art Talks by Sri Lanka’s established and emerging artists, whilst also providing accommodation for foreign artists and media personnel from China, USA, Britain, Italy, Austria, Scotland, France, Sweden, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Qatar and Iran to name a few. The CAB also featured interdisciplinary works from international, national and local artists, which were on display throughout the hotel chain’s public and gallery spaces.
“The mission of CAB being to strengthen the platform and enhance awareness of Sri Lankan contemporary art and culture both within Sri Lanka and around the globe is synonymous with a core value of Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts, of bringing people and cultures together,” said Dileep Mudadeniya, Head of Brand Marketing – Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts and Vice President – John Keells Holdings.
During the art festival, Cinnamon Lakeside hosted events ranging from complimentary art talks to special evening meet and greets for guests and artists in its various restaurants and bars.