Mandarin Oriental, Paris hosts a gala opening party
September 2011: Mandarin Oriental, Paris hosted a star-studded opening party which was attended by more than 500 celebrities, dignitaries and society guests! They were treated to an evening of entertainment with performances from internationally renowned violinist Vanessa Mae, the award winning Guangzhou Acrobatic Troupe of China, and choreographer Blanca Li, whose ‘dance of the fans’ show was inspired by Mandarin Oriental’s fan symbol.
The lavish menu for the evening, marked by delicacies, was designed by Chef Thierry Marx, the hotel’s resident chef, while music was provided by renowned French sound designer Béatrice Ardisson.
It was indeed a gala evening which bought the newly launched Mandarin Oriental, Paris to life!