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Le Dîner en Blanc 2018

Le Dîner en Blanc will return to Canberra on Saturday 17 February.

The Canberra event will be nothing short of breathtaking, with the aspirational worldwide Epicurean phenomenon welcoming guests to join their hosts for an unforgettable evening of elegance, beauty and magic, as Le Dîner en Blanc takes over a secret iconic location in Canberra which will only be announced on the day of the event. To be part of this magical night under the stars, people can register on the waiting list which will automatically grant ticket purchase access via the official website:

Le Dîner en Blanc encourages Canberra foodies, cultural enthusiasts and those who share a love of fashion, beauty and good taste to enjoy an evening strongly influenced by its Parisian roots. Le Dîner en Blanc recalls the elegance and glamour of French savoir-vivre as guests come together for an evening of chic revelry, feasting and merriment under the stars.

For further information including expression of interest to become a Le Dîner en Blanc table leader, please email [email protected]

For further information regarding Le Dîner en Blanc- Canberra, visit

About Le Dîner en Blanc

Launched in Paris in 1988 by François Pasquier and a handful of friends, Le Dîner en Blanc has become a worldwide epicurean phenomenon. Le Dîner en Blanc – Paris now attracts nearly 15,000 people each year. What was a “friends and word-of-mouth only” event has grown into an international sensation celebrated on five continents. While the technology behind the event may have changed over the years, the principles fuelling this fantastic event have not: guests continue to gather at a secret location for the sole purpose of sharing a gourmet meal with good friends in one of their city’s most beautiful public spaces. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Le Dîner en Blanc International is responsible for developing this secret posh picnic in over 80 cities in more than 30 countries around the world. Each event is headed by passionate local organizers who fell in love with the concept and wanted to bring it to their city, giving this rendezvous a local flair. For more info and photos of Le Dîner en Blanc events from around the world, visit

About Le Dîner en Blanc – Canberra Hosts

Antoine and Rachel Bessis currently host Le Dîner en Blanc – Sydney and together, grow and nurture the community of friends that attend the event each year. Born and raised in Paris, Antoine fell in love with the Diner en Blanc mystique when he witnessed the event’s magic first hand as a guest at the 2011 Paris event, on the forecourt of Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral. Living in Sydney and working in hospitality, marketing and events for over 15 years, the Bondi local introduced the massive chic picnic in 2012 where 1,500 diners congregated “en blanc” in front of the Museum of Contemporary Art for the inaugural edition. Antoine and Rachel Bessis welcome the opportunity to host Le Dîner en Blanc – Canberra guests in 2018 and beyond.