Diner En Blanc's Singapore edition postponed due to haze

Posted by Alex Philippot on October 01, 2015 | 0 comment

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To our members and guests,   Thank you for sending in your queries and also for your patience in awaiting our reply. In light of the ongoing haze situation, and for the safety and health of our guests and volunteers, we will be postponing our Diner En Blanc - Singapore event to a later date. We will be announcing a new date within the next weeks as we continue to monitor the haze situation. All registration activities have been suspende...

Save the Date ! 10 October 2015

Posted by Alex Philippot on September 12, 2015 | 1 comment

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P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } Diner en Blanc is excited to announce the date for this year’s SG50 themed event. Save the date, Saturday, 10 October 2015 for a night to remember. Last year, Singapore celebrated the evening with over 3,000 guests, honoring friendship, secrecy, elegance and sharing as part of the world’s largest impromptu picnic.   Save the Date ! 10 Octob...

Singapore enthusiastically welcomes back le Dîner en Blanc!

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Posted by Jessica Dorval on July 24, 2015 | 1 comment

Established in 1988 by François Pasquier in Paris, with the simple intenti...

Record numbers and romance at Dîner en Blanc Singapore 2014

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Posted by DEB-Singapore on July 05, 2014 | 0 comment

Saturday 5th July, 2014, SINGAPORE. More than 3000 guests dressed in th...

Celebrate true love with a magical twist at Dîner en Blanc Singapore 2014

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Posted by DEB-Singapore on May 27, 2014 | 0 comment

Tuesday, 27th May 2014, SINGAPORE. Dîner en Blanc returns to Singapore on S...

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What are the membership and transaction fee for?

Membership and transaction fees are used to cover the inherent costs of training, support and technological services to all the organizers from around the world, to enable them to organize their own event, graciously offered by Diner en Blanc International. These services allow us to preserve the values conveyed by the concept, to sustain the corporate standards by regrouping them within a single network and, to develop these technical tools. The membership offers members a number of online services that will be multiplied in the coming years. Diner en Blanc International is working in updating its platforms - release planned for 2016 - in order for all participants of a Dîner en Blanc event to become members. In addition, this annual fee will allow members to register for as many Dîner en Blanc events in the world as they wish.

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.

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

There are close to 60 events scheduled, or in the process of being approved for 2015! 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 27 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 5,500 guests.

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.

How can we participate?

One must know a member of the organisation to receive an invitation. In other words, it’s a friendly co-optation system.

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.

Why are the tables and chairs not being rented this year?

It’s almost impossible to find 1500 identical tables and it can be very difficult having to deal with several suppliers. In Paris, guests have always brought their own table and chairs and it’s much simpler that way. They thus play a bigger role and, in a way, they too become organisers of the festivity. As well, we would like to keep the same friends over several years and their table will in this way become cost-effective.
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