Le Dîner en Blanc in the News around the World!

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on February 28, 2017 | 0 comment

The 2017 season of Le Dîner en Blanc officially starts Saturday, March 4th with events in Auckland, New Zealand and Melbourne, Australia. Being such a photogenic event as well as touching so many different lifestyle topics, it is no wonder that the media are fond of it.  Here are some clippings that have caught our attention so far.   For viewing, click on the Media logo. In Auckland,  has some very good tips on What to Wear.  In Melbourne, the city’s top daily newspaper  had a chat with Sandy Safi, cofounder of Dîner en Blanc International. In Miami,  with Deco Drive aired a segment on the return of the event this year and more....

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Back in Sao Paulo and Grand Premiere in Rio de Janeiro

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on February 23, 2017 | 0 comment

Under the guise of a simple and elegant picnic, Le Dîner en Blanc highlights three universal values: friendship, sharing and the love one has for their community. On the other hand, this concept of a "large picnic" -  although popular throughout Europe and North America – remains undiscovered to Brazilian culture. After falling in love with the concept, hosts Fernando David Elimelek and Joseph Nagy decided to introduce this special evening to Sao Paulo last year, and are excited to host Dîner en Blanc for the first time in Rio de Janeiro this year.  Celebrated at the very heart of the superb Burle Marx Park in March 2016, Le Dîner en Blanc...

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The ever-growing Le Dîner en Blanc Family: 2 New Cities Debut this Spring

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on February 17, 2017 | 0 comment

Every year, the unique and grand tradition of Le Dîner en Blanc continues expanding, reaching more cities around the world. It is always with great pleasure that we welcome new host teams, eager to participate in this magical adventure. The first of the new events in 2017 will be Tauranga and Panama City.     New Zealand joined the Le Dîner en Blanc family in 2014 with events in Auckland and New Plymouth. This year, Le Dîner en Blanc - Tauranga is the third event to be added to the list.  One of the country’s largest metropolitan areas located in the sunny Bay of Plenty, the city seems to offer the perfect setting for Le Dîner en Blan...

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Only a few weeks away from the first Dîner en Blanc of the year!

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on February 10, 2017 | 0 comment

The countdown is on!  The first Dîner en Blanc events of 2017 will soon take place.  Quite a few cities from all corners of the earth are in full preparation.   March will definitely be busy! Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, South Africa, Jamaica, Costa Rica and Puerto Rico are getting their white outfits ready for this unforgettable evening with friends. Like they had done in 2016, Melbourne and Auckland will get the ball rolling on the same day:  Saturday March 4th for their third and forth Dîner en Blanc. We can’t wait to see what the hosts are preparing for their guests. Crossing our fingers for you, Auckland, that the sun will shine for you th...

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Magical yearly Diner en Blanc sets the stage for Danielle Steel’s latest novel

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on February 02, 2017 | 0 comment

What happens when incomparable storyteller Danielle Steel falls in love with an international culinary phenomenon? Magic. Released summer of 2016, the novel from the world-renown American author is based on Le Dîner en Blanc de Paris and it’s been a wonderful success already, having made the New York Time’s Best Sellers List.               “A year in the intertwined lives of three international couples who participate in a special dinner in Paris.” – New York Times, 2016 Magic is about life, loss, love and relationships. In Steel’s book, the reader embarks on a year-long adventure in which characters ...

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