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The Lycée Françias de New York, 19th Annual Gala

The Lycée Françias de New York, 19th annual Gala, to be held on February 24, 2018 at the American Museum of Natural History.

Located at

81st Street entrance between Central Park West & Columbus Avenue

There will be Cocktails, Dinner & Dancing,Live & Silent Auction, After Party

The 2018 Gala, benefiting, Lycée Français de New York - honoring Angelique Kidjo, Grammy Award winning singer. The event will celebrate Culture et Courage. The audience is drawn from an International community comprised of everything from executives of the big French luxury brands to artists and creatives.

“Culture et Courage: Fearless Curiosity,” Gala 2018 will be an unforgettable evening for a culturally rich and diverse audience with an array of attendees from all industries, including luxury goods, beauty, finance, healthcare, technology, education, entertainment, art and media. Your commitment as a sponsor will position your company and products with top business leaders, entrepreneurs, corporate executives and international travelers.

Media Outlet: Lycée Français de New York

The Lycée Français de New York is pleased to announce its 19th annual Gala, to be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at the American Museum of Natural History. We are proud to honor Angélique Kidjo, a three-time Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, with the Charles de Ferry de Fontnouvelle Award.

A fearless collaborator of great artistry and social conscience, Ms. Kidjo has spent her career crossing borders and boundaries to create music with renowned artists across styles and continents. Her willingness to take artistic risks, and her belief in the power of music to bring people together embody the Lycée Gala 2018 theme, “Culture et Courage: Fearless Curiosity.”

Attached for your review are materials for Gala 2018. We invite you kindly to participate as a sponsor. Past Lycée Français Galas have brought together 1,000 guests and raised more than $2 million in a single evening. For many, this special occasion is the primary event of the year for the Francophone and Francophile community of New York. Past honorees have included Gad Elmaleh, Christine Lagarde, Sidney Toledano, Jean Paul Gaultier, Thierry Henry, Christy Turlington Burns, and JR. Proceeds support our efforts to make our extraordinary educational program available to students in need through scholarships and enhance academic and cultural initiatives at the school.

The Lycée Français de New York is a non-profit, independent school founded in 1935 that welcomes more than 1350 students representing 52 nationalities from pre-K through 12th grade. The school’s unique program combines French and American educational principles in a bilingual, culturally immersive curriculum that inspires students to be the thinkers, innovators and leaders of their generation.

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