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Le Dîner en Blanc – Okanagan is 5!

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

In 2012, inspired by the global phenomenon that was the growing tradition of Le Dîner en Blanc, Christina Ferreira and Alison Love wanted to join in on the adventure. To test the market, they decided to organize a sort of “mini Dîner en Blanc” – à la Paris circa 1988 - where relatives, friends and friends-of-friends were invited. The plan worked as 200 guests gathered that night! The following year, Dîner en Blanc International entrusted them with the organization of the very first original Le Dîner en Blanc – Okanagan. Thanks to their passion and dedication, Le Dîner en Blanc- Okanagan celebrates its 5th anniversary on Thursday, J...

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Le Dîner en Blanc – Victoria celebrates its 5th anniversary

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on June 21, 2017 | 0 comment

Since the founding of Le Dîner en Blanc International, the concept keeps seducing more and more cities. Every year, new cities join the community. Among them, some now traditionally host this event annually and are about to celebrate an exciting milestone: their 5th edition this year.  That is the case for Le Dîner en Blanc – Victoria! The festivities will happen on July 7, 2017.  The idea of bringing the concept to Victoria began when the hosting team of Le Dîner en Blanc – Vancouver offered to `co-produce´ the event. The challenge was immediately accepted by Aidan Henry (co-host). Today, Aidan answers some of our questions.“Each y...

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29th Paris Edition Kept Secret Until the Very Last Minute!

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on June 09, 2017 | 0 comment

Once again this year, Le Dîner en Blanc de Paris took place in utmost secrecy. The mystery surrounding the Parisian edition is the essence of this unique concept. In a world of never ending communication, it is astonishing and in some way reassuring, that a secret can be kept by so many people.                The event took place on Thursday, June 8th.  It was an amazing night. Guests enjoyed a summery day and a wonderful night under the stars.  Our thanks to the Paris authorities. With their kind watch, close to 8,000 friends gathered at Place de l’Hôtel de Ville de Paris for another unique and magical night....

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Le Dîner en Blanc in the News around the World - Part 3

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on June 07, 2017 | 0 comment

Le Dîner en Blanc’s busiest season is at our doors.  With summer coming, over 30 Le Dîner en Blanc events will take place in Canada and the US alone!! The calendar is filling up and the media is taking notice.  To confirm their dates, some events went all out with nice Save-the-Date videos.  See what Okanagan Valley, Montreal and Vancouver produced by clicking on the logo of each city:                          Le Dîner en Blanc in the Media! Watch, read, and look at what the press is saying about Le Dîner en Blanc in different cities of the world. Simply cli...

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Le Dîner en Blanc: Calendar of Events in June 2017

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on May 30, 2017 | 0 comment

During the month of June, five different cities will be hosting Le Dîner en Blanc.  To add to our calendar: the return of Singapore - after a year-long break – for their 5th anniversary; the first Canadian events of the 2017 summer season as well as Cincinnati’s 6th edition. Le Dîner en Blanc - Singapore is back for their 5th anniversary edition on Saturday, June 3. A new hosting team - Guillaume Chabrières, Jasmine Tuan and Alexis Lhoyer – is hard at work putting the final touch to the event and making sure the evening is unforgettable. Fun Fact: Singapore was the first Asian city to join the Dîner en Blanc community in 2012.    ...

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