Mandarin Oriental Celebrates Paris Debut with Star Studded Party

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 26 September 2011

Mandarin Oriental Paris celebrated its entry into Paris society on Friday with a glamorous gala attended by more than 500 celebrities, dignitaries and society guests.

Located on rue Saint-Honor, one of the most fashionable streets in the world, surrounded by haute couture and only a few steps away from the citys famous attractions, the red carpet event drew a stellar crowd.

Celebrities included: Alain Delon; Liam Neeson; Maggie Cheung; Vanessa Mae; Kenzo Takada; Helene Grimaud; Bruno Frisoni; Pierre Gagnaire; Mireille Darc; Patricia Kaas; Frank Leboeuf; Aurlie Dupont and Julie Depardieu just to name a few.

Guests were treated to an evening of entertainment which included a performance from internationally renowned virtuoso violinist Vanessa Mae, an display by the award winning Guangzhou Acrobatic Troupe of China and a dance of the fans invoked by choreographer Blanca Li, whose show was inspired by Mandarin Orientals fan symbol.

The menu was designed by celebrity Chef Thierry Marx, the hotels resident chef, while music was provided by renowned French sound designer Batrice Ardisson.

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