Le Petit Gala was held on Monday, November 16 at 7pm to help FIAF raise critical and much needed funds in support of our ambitious cultural, artistic, and educational programs.
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The three exhilarating commissions performed LIVE on our stage are available to watch above.
See complete details about our exceptional Soirée Outside the Box below.
LIVE Cultural Program
Monday, November 16 at 7pm
In person* at FIAF Florence Gould Hall
and streamed LIVE online for free
Jonah Bokaer Choreography
Dance Solo & Quartet
With Jonah Bokaer, Isaiah João, Nadia Khayrallah, Hala Shah, and Rourou Ye
Gliding: From Brooklyn to Paris
Anthony Roth Costanzo
France en chansons
With Bryan Wagorn (piano)
The program brings together performances from three trailblazing artists who have been inspired by French and Francophone traditions and fearlessly reimagined them for contemporary audiences. Through their visionary work, they transcend border, genre, and language.
Monday, November 16 at 8:15pm, SOLD OUT
In person* in the FIAF Skyroom
and virtually on Zoom
The cultural program will be followed by a dinner in FIAF’s Skyroom for a limited number* of guests.
Elegant dinner boxes featuring a three-course menu with Champagne and wine pairings are available to for delivery (Tri-State area only) to enjoy at home with friends.
Drawing was held on Friday, November 20 at 5:30pm ET
The winning ticket is: MXADUS3
Embark on a musical odyssey from Edinburgh to Lisbon with PONANT, the world leader in luxury cruises. From the exceptional comfort of PONANT’s Jacques Cartier ship, you will encounter extraordinary landscapes and countless cultural and historic treasures of Western Europe. For your 8-night cruise, you will stay in a sumptuous Stateroom and enjoy world-class service with a French touch.
Cruise dates: September 22–30, 2021
Proceeds from the drawing go in support of FIAF
Unforgettable Experiences and Rare Items
Closed on Monday, November 16 at 9:30pm ET
The auction featured more than 40 unique items including a fabulous six-night vacation at the Casa de Campo resort in the Dominican Republic; lithographs by Jeff Koons and Joan Miro; an artwork by Jonah Bokaer; luxury handbags from exclusive French maisons; selections of prestigious Champagnes, wines, and fine food; and lots more.
Under the High Patronage of
His Excellency Ambassador Mr. Philippe Etienne
Ambassador of France to the United States
His Excellency Mr. Nicolas de Rivière
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations
Mr. Jérémie Robert
Consul General of France in New York
And Mrs. Shinuna Karume
Mr. Gaëtan Bruel
Cultural Counselor of the Embassy of France
Hombeline & Patrick Baugier de Chevestre
James G. Brooks Jr. & Yann Coatanlem
Samantha & Nabil Chartouni
Freddy & Fred Chesnais
Clo & Charles S. Cohen
Betty & Jean-Marie Eveillard
FIAF Young Patrons
Mary Ann Fribourg
Véronique Gabai Pinski
Michèle Gerber Klein
Charles de Lardemelle
Jeanne & Alexandre Leviant
|Denise Littlefield Sobel
Bénédicte de Montlaur & Keith Yazmir
Clémence & William von Mueffling
Marie Nugent-Head Marlas & James C. Marlas
Richard Mines – WB Wood
Stephanie & Jesse Newhouse
Béatrice Philippe & Zoltan Hankovszky
Patricia de Picciotto
Monique & Robert Schweich
Dr. Michael S. Siegal & Nomi P. Ghez
Amelia & Mortimer Singer
Amy & David Sorkin
Van Cleef & Arpels
Shirin von Wulffen & Frederic Fekkai