16th June 2018
Luxury is an art which with time becomes a necessity. LA POLO list out the big luxurious events from round the world, which are not meant to skip.
All the luxury aficionados looking for a recollection of what happened and what to look forward to, here is the list of 13 most iconic luxury events worldwide!
1.White Nights Festival:
Organised in St. Petersburg in Russia, the White Nights Festival during May and July which is the extraordinary and beautiful season of the Midnight Sun is one of the most awaited and attended festivals with classical ballet, opera, carnivals and white night performances by famous artists from around the world.
Dates: 26 MAY 2018- 23 JULY 2018
For over a century, the Venice Biennale has been one of the most renowned and prestigious artistic establishments in the world. Since its inception in 1895, it has been elevating cultural trends and organising worldwide events in modern arts. The International Film Festival, the International Art Exhibition and the International Architecture Exhibition as well as taking forth the heritage of the Festival of Contemporary Music, the Festival of Contemporary Dance and the Theatre Festival are some of the major galas of this event.
Dates: 26 MAY 2018- 25 NOV 2018
3.Luxury Property Show, Beijing
The sole show for lush and luxurious homes and properties in Beijing, China which is an invitation only event focuses on 6,000 eminent home buyers, builders and owners. The year 2018 will be the 17th edition of the Luxury Property Show. Many top notch Chinese guests are gathered and over 140 international exhibitors from around 35 countries showcasing over 220 elite property destinations take place every year.
Dates: 22-24 JUNE 2018
4.Les Azuriales Opera:
Founded 20 years ago as an Opera celebration and festival, Les Azuriales conducts a few hundred guests from around the world every august at the breathtaking Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in Cap-Ferrat, France to attend mesmerizing opera performances.
Dates: COMPETITION - Monday 13 August 2018
MASTERCLASSES - Wednesday 15 & Monday 20 August 2018
COMIC OPERA - LES MAMELLES DE TIRESIAS Friday 24th August
5.Princess Grace Awards:
The Princess Grace Awards is a yearly event coordinated and organized by the Princess Grace Foundation, USA, an establishment determined and dedicated to identifying and evolving emerging talents in theatre, dance and film by granting scholarships, fellowships and apprenticeships. Named after the Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly, the two day luxury event is co-sponsored and powered by Dior.
Dates: Next available grant period for all Princess Grace Awards is September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.
6.Cartier’s Royal Ride
This glittering spectacle of the world’s most prestigious and expensive automotive event called The Cartier Travel with Style Concours d’Elegance brings the heritage Indian automotive on an international station.
Dates: 23-24 FEB 2019
7.Vienna Opera Ball
The epitome of festivity and art is experienced every year at the Vienna Opera Ball, the most prestigious and famous ballroom in the world. This splendid event is always the incontrovertible zenith of the ballroom drama and aesthetics in Vienna. The event holds a significant international attention and appeal.
Dates: 28 FEB 2019
8.Top Marques, Monaco
An exhibit of the top luxury automobile brands in Monaco, this fine event witnesses the launch of supercars. The yester year include D8 GTO-RS from Donkervoort, the 2000 bhp Berus from Keating supercars and the Asfane Italian supercar from Frangivento. Apart from automobile, jewellery is another decorated segment of this event.
Dates: 18-21 APR 2019
9.The Met Gala
The exorbitant Met Gala or the Met Gala Ball is a black-tie white-collar fundraising event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute and officially marks the beginning of the Institute’s Annual Fashion Exhibit. Housed in the museum’s Anna Wintour Costume Center which is named after the magnificent Vogue Editor-in Chief, this fancy event is parallel to the Academy Awards of the fashion universe and assembles the biggest personalities in entertainment, fashion and politics for a dazzling night of revelry and festivity. The Met Gala is one of the most looked upon event every year.
Dates: 6 MAY 2019
10.The Elite London
This thrilling luxury event showcases the extravagant and dazzling array of private jets, aircrafts, helicopters, yachts, supercars and boats. This particular spectacle brings together the most expensive and finest engineering at one location.
Dates: 17-18 MAY 2019
11.Le Bal des Débutantes
Since its inception in 1992 by Ophelie Renouard, this luxury event unifies people aged between 16 to 22 from notable families and backgrounds of arts, politics, business and more. These young gorgeous young men and women from affluent lineages don and showcase exquisite couture designers and jewellers. With much love, we would like to tell you that this luxurious event is a charitable act. Forbes Magazine marks this event as one of the hottest parties of the year as it is the grandest debutante of young and famous personalities.
Dates: To be announced
12.Canali “Made to Measure”
The 1934 Italian tailoring masters offers their exclusive Su Misura service that allows you to indulge in the passion and luxury of creating your own personalized and genuine satisfaction of wearing what defines you. This bespoke service very intricately helps to craft your distinctive suits, jackets, coats and shirts from the finest material hand stitched in Italy. In its newest innovation, Canali has introduced water repellent and crease resistant fabric developed using nanotechnology with the finest finishing.
Dates: To be announced
13.Massimo Bottura Event
This extremely select dinner in New York’s immensely important Ellis Island felicitates the very delectable Italian cuisine by famous chef Massimo Bottura in the magnificent ambience. The sumptuous cuisine is personally prepared by Bottura, Head Chef of the renowned and emblematic Osteria Francescana, one of the 50 best restaurants in the world according to a list in 2016.
Dates: To be announced