The ball of favorites of Versailles 2014
From 22 November 2014 to 22 November 2014
The Ball of Favorites of Versailles returns Saturday, November 22, 2014, for an incredible spectacle, magnificent ball worthy of the great courts of the 18th century.
The Duchess, Catherine the great, Pride and prejudice... who among us have watched these movies and wasn't impressed by the 17th and 18th centuries refined manners, ballrooms,prestigious costumes, fluffy dresses beautifully made of dentelle...
I have no doubt that each one of you has wondered how could it be if he/she was born in ancient times. Stop day dreaming! "The Bal of Favorites of Versailles" returns Saturday, November 22, 2014, for an incredible spectacle, magnificent ball worthy of the great courts of the eighteenth century. This event organized by the Bal de Versailles, will bring together history buffs and lovers of great costumes in the Hall of Mirrors at the Hotel de France, former mansion of Colbert, Marquis de Villacerf.
To participate you will obviously need to find a costume period 1680-1780, and a name. Yes, for the arrival of your carriage, a royal aboyeur will announce your character, like the eighteenth century.
The ball of favorites of Versailles will pay tribute to women who were influential to the aura of Versailles, who were active supporters of arts like Madame de Cravat, Madame de Montespan, Madame de Pompadour, Madame du Barry...
Many baroque entertainment ballet masters, artistic fencing, sweet and salty buffet, champagne ....will be at the reandez-vous.
Places are limited! Book your seats from now for a journey over time for €95!