Summer Jazz Festival: Serendib Leisure takes Bentota by full swing!

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Avani Bentota Resort

Jerome Speldewinde and The Barefoot Quartet

Rock This Country 


The serenading sea shores of Bentota will be brought to life by the inaugural Summer Jazz Festival organised by Serendib Leisure Management, which will take place on 7 September at Avani Bentota Resort from 5 p.m. onwards.   

The Summer Jazz Festival is a culmination of good food and drinks, great company and all that jazz! Celebrating the classical music of jazz at the Avani Bentota Resort beachfront, renowned musician Jerome Speldewinde and The Barefoot Quartet will be performing live together with Rock This Country. Creating a unique experience in a resort setting, jazz enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the rhythmic tunes in a festive atmosphere whilst lounging at the expansive lawn wading into the shores.   

The festivities of dynamic blues will be continued with a wide array of specialty international street food stalls made available at the lawn ranging from classic American hotdogs, flavourful Malaysian satay to delectable French crêpes. Setting the mood for mellow smooth music the evening will commence with a beverage deal, which includes a sundown session at the beach with a free flow of cocktails followed by brew and vino.  

Through this event, leading hotel chain Serendib Leisure Management hopes to revive tourism in Bentota and establish the popular seaside destination as an entertainment hub for both local and international travellers. Renowned Geoffrey Bawa designed property, Avani Bentota Resort takes privilege of being the official hospitality partner whilst other partners include Gold FM on radio, Stassen Group as food partner and beverage partners, Olu Tropical Water and Wine World.  To enjoy the atmospheric Jazz music purchase the ticket only at Rs. 4,000, ticket and beverage deal at Rs. 6,500 or get two tickets with the beverage deal and enjoy a BB stay for two at the property at Rs. 20,000. Tickets for the event are available at Serendib Leisure – Braybrooke Place, Avani Bentota Resort, The Commons Coffee House and The Bayleaf or to purchase online log on to For further information call +94 76 386 1513 or e-mail