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Over 27,000 sign Save Zouk appeal to have lease extended

Club has yet to find alternative site although lease was extended 3 times

Published on Jun 28, 2014 8:20 AM
The iconic nightspot, opened in 1991, still attracts large crowds - more than 10,000 revellers gather at its Jiak Kim Street premises every week. Nearby residents have complained about noise and litter. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

More than 27,000 people have signed popular dance club Zouk's online appeal to have its lease extended, after news emerged that it might close if it cannot continue renting its Jiak Kim Street premises.

Well-known DJs such as Afrojack from the Netherlands and Gilles Peterson from Britain have also clicked on the Save Zouk website, launched by the club on June 20, voting to save the globally renowned nightlife destination.

"We hope the unity of voices will reinforce our strong interest in extending the lease for Jiak Kim Street until Zouk secures a new home," said business development and public relations head Sofie Chandra.

The campaign has also been reported by overseas media such as Hong Kong daily South China Morning Post and Australian dance music website inthemix.

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