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Alliance Française of Washington, DC 70th Anniversary Gala

Thursday 11th April 2019 — 7:00pm to 11:30pm

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Under the high patronage of H.E. Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France to the United States

The Board of Directors,

Gala Co-Chairs Ambassador Charles Rivkin and Ms. Susan Tolson

Invite you for dinner and music in celebration of the

70th Anniversary Gala 


The Alliance Française of Washington, DC

Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 7:00 pm


Mr. Christian Clerc

President, World Wide Operations

Four Seasoins Hotels and Resorts

At a private club in DC 

(address sent upon payment)

Cocktail attire / Valet parking




What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There will be limited valet parking. We encourage the use of taxi, Uber or Lyft.

What can I bring into the event?

Smart phone is fine but use is restricted in certain areas.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact our event planner, Daniela Paoli, or the Assistant to the Executive Director, Natasha Zavadskaia,


What's the refund policy?

This is a fundraising event. There will be no refunds.


Can I update my registration information?

If your guest changes or if you cannot attend anymore, please contact the Assistant to the Execuitve Director as soon as possible so she can coordinate with the event planner. Her email is:


Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

No, we regret that this is not possible.


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

You do not have to bring your ticket but will check your name at the entrance. Only guests listed to attend will be able to attend.




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