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Media Coverage of Montreal's 2013 Dîner en Blanc

Posted by Laurent Poullot on October 02, 2013 | 0 comment

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Dear Friends,   What you’ll see below is a little compilation of the main coverage the media made of Montreal’s Dîner en Blanc 2013.   But first, follow these links to pictures and videos that will bring you back to the evening’s beauty:   Official Video of Montreal’s DEB 2013: http://youtu.be/AbsSXgCtkM4 Wonderful 360 panoramas: http://montreal.dinerenblanc.info/360/montreal/2013/ ...

Contest LE must and Dîner en Blanc


Posted by Sandy Safi on August 15, 2013 | 0 comment

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The pictures are in! Find you picture taken at LE must photobooth here and be eligible to a gift certificat at the Strom Spa Nordique or Birks Café by Europea. Photobooth LE must Magazine   LE must Magazine, sponsor of Diner en Blanc Montreal 2013, offers you the chance to win gift certificats to the Strom Spa Nordique or Birks Café by Europea. How to win: Have your picture taken at the photobooth LE must & D&i...

Contest: PARIS EN BLANC with KLM : Hats on !

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Posted by Aymeric Pasquier on August 13, 2013 | 0 comment

Contest: PARIS EN BLANC with KLM : Hats on !   KLM Royal Dutch Airl...

Documentary Screening : Diner en Blanc: the World's Largest Dinner Party (2013)

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Posted by Aymeric Pasquier on August 07, 2013 | 0 comment

Dear friends,   We have good news! We managed to bring Jennifer Hash Rudic...

Message from Janie Bolduc and Rizlaine Ourimchi, organizers of the dance Flash Mob

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Posted by Janie Bolduc on July 17, 2013 | 0 comment

Message from Janie Bolduc and Rizlaine Ourimchi, organizers of the dance Flash Mo...

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How many Dîner en Blanc events are there in the world?

There are close to 40 events scheduled, or in the process of being approved for 2014! Most take place in North America and Europe with a total of one hundred thousand members participating each year. The largest and most internationally recognized Dîner en Blanc, is the original event in Paris. Instigated over 25 years ago by François Pasquier and his close friends, it attracts today almost 15,000 people yearly. The second largest event is based in Montreal, Canada with 5,200 guests.

Is it an illegal activity?

Le Dîner en Blanc - Paris is held on the most prestigious sites of the city, without authorization. The first editions were not easy to put in place. Today, the French authorities know the organization and know that it’s always well controlled. Moreover, the event’s photogenic quality adds to the city’s image of a modern and stylish city, open to the world. To ensure the safety of our International DEB guests, we require that the local hosts have the proper authorization, permits and insurances before proceeding with their event.

I have seen that many of your events worldwide are associated with certain brands, is there a possibility for sponsorship opportunities?

Dîner en Blanc International prides itself on being associated with some of the most exciting and elegant brands worldwide, however this event is first and foremost a dinner amongst friends and is not intended to be an event overly saturated with brand and marketing opportunities.

What must guests bring?

A table, two (white) chairs, a picnic basket comprised of quality menu items and china dinner service. They must wear white and be dressed elegantly. Originality is encouraged as long as it stays stylish and denotes taste.

Is the Dîner en Blanc really free?

Le Dîner en Blanc is first and foremost a gathering of friends. It is a non-commercial, organisation. The fee required of guests goes to cover the costs inherent to the organisation, e.g., bus rental, electricity, sound system, lighting, security, photographic and video services, and other small surprises peculiar to each event…

What are the key rules of the event?

Le Dîner en Blanc is quite different from other evenings. Seats are allotted on site in a very specific manner. - Once confirmed, the presence of each guest thus becomes essential and mandatory, whatever happens and regardless of weather conditions; - Colour: white only; - Bring a picnic basket, white table cloth, table (between 28”x28” and 32”x32”) and foldable chairs (white); - Arrive and depart by bus or organised public transit; - Bring one’s refuse when departing and leave the place as clean as it was upon arrival.

Will the event be cancelled or postponed in case of adverse weather conditions?

The presence of each guest is necessary and mandatory, regardless of the weather. Guests must provide for a white raincoat, transparent poncho or umbrella, the Dinner will be held at the designated time and date whatever the weather conditions.

Is the Dîner en Blanc associated with a humanitarian or social cause?

What makes the Dîner en Blanc so popular is that it’s a “distinct” evening. There are no political or ideological agendas and very minimal branding. Le Dîner en Blanc is simply a friendly gathering whose sole purpose is to create a magical evening, where guests are in good company, and in an environment which is both unusual and extraordinary. On a private level, Hosts can decide to support any humanitarian cause they want, but not associated directly with Dîner en Blanc.
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