The France China Foundation held its third Annual Gala Dinner at the Centre Pompidou, under the high patronage of the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel MACRON, orchestrated by Akrame BENALLAL, Michelin-starred chef and Young Leader, and in attendance of almost 500 guests, from French and Chinese political, economic, and cultural circles.
Among the attendees, many artists like YAN Peiming, HUANG Yongping, WANG Keping, Michel DALBERTO; politicians, like Jean-Pierre RAFFARIN – former Prime Minister, Laurent FABIUS – former Prime Minister, President of the Constitutional Council; and directors of cultural institutions: Serge LASVIGNES – president of the Centre Pompidou, Sophie MAKARIOU – president of Guimet Museum.
Over 100 French and Chinese companies participated in this evening, showing support to the missions of the Foundation, such as Jean-Paul AGON – CEO of L’Oréal, Bruno ROGER – president of Lazard Frères Banque SA, Nicolas HOUZE – CEO of Galeries Lafayette et BHV MARAIS, CHEN Shuang – CEO of Everbright, Virginie MORGON – CEO of Eurazeo Capital, Peter KWOK – President, Citic, ZHANG Yaqin – president of New Business Baidu.
Under the high patronage of President Emmanuel MACRON, and in the presence of Prime Minister Edouard PHILIPPE, France China Foundation held its second gala dinner in the Palace of Versailles orchestrated by Akrame Benallal, Michelin-starred chef and Young Leader. Our guests of honor were Gong Li and Juliette Binoche. A concert was organised in the Royal Chapel of the Palace, performed by French violonist Renaud Capuçon and Chinese pianist Xue Yingjia.
Among our guests: Brune Poirson – Secretary of State to the Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, Wang Keping – sculptor, Yan Peiming – artist, Ken Hu – Deputy Chairman and Rotating CEO at Huawei, Jean-Pierre Raffarin – former Primer Minister, Laurent Fabius – former Prime Minister, President of the Constitutional Council, Louis Schweitzer – Former Chairman of Renault, Ana Girardot – actress.
Under the high patronage of Claude Bartolone, President of the National Assembly, France China Foundation held its first gala dinner orchestrated by Akrame Benallal, Michelin-starred chef and Young Leader. Our guest of honor was Sophie Marceau.
Among our guests: former Prime Ministers Laurent Fabius and Jean-Pierre Raffarin; Cédric Villani, French mathematician – 2010 Fields Medal; Chen Hong, actress and Wang Keping, sculptor; business leaders (Denis Duverne – AXA, Nicolas Houzé – Galeries Lafayette, Robert Peugeot – FFP, Laurent Milchior – ETAM, Jacques Richier – Allianz, François Quentin – Huawei) ; directors of cultural institutions such as Catherine Pégard (President of Château de Versailles) and Eric Lefebvre (Director of the Musée Cernuschi).