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Having a Ball: Five Stars Events invites

From London to Monaco, Five Stars Events creates lavish atmospheres for their glamorous balls. Will you be getting one of their coveted invites?

Art Ball – London

The «Art Ball» on Friday October 6th, 2017 will celebrate Art in the most delightful way: during Frieze London, the famous Art Fair featuring the world’s leading galleries. Unique in its kind, the Art Ball charity gala will attract personalities from all over the world and will bring together both gallery owners and lovers of contemporary art.

A glamour ball par excellence, the «Art Ball» will also be a wonderful showcase for the Principality of Monaco, forming excellent cultural, social and economic links between Monaco and London. Allowing art lovers to discover newly talented contemporary artists matters deeply to Sandrine Knoell-Garbagnati, together, with her art-consulting agency, ArtSGK. Sandrine Knoell- Garbagnati becoming on a social elite, she dedicated herself to event organisation like the famous Bal de Noel in the Principality of Monaco. Art lover, she recently had the brilliant idea to link Art & the Art of Ball. Her splendid idea was supported and elaborated by Rita Rovelli Caltagirone. Rita has always been involved in art, philanthropy and art education, she founded The Monaco Project for the Arts in support of the Art Academy in Monaco (ESAP Pavillon Bosio) under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. A collector herself, she has now opened m u s e – a new cultural consulting advisory office that deals in contemporary art and XX century collectible design furniture. Her company also supports art projects internationally.

The Dotchester hotel, London
The Dotchester hotel, London

Thus, the «Art Ball» was born, a fusion of two different worlds – Art & the Art of the Ball. Guests of the first «Art Ball» will gather at The Dorchester, one of the most iconic hotels in London. Ideally situated between the very chic district of Mayfair and the legendary Hyde Park, The Dorchester is the perfect setting for this gala evening.

Throughout the sumptuous dinner, guests will be able to enjoy a fashionable event while giving to charity by taking part in the auction by Sotheby’s in aid of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation. Then guests can show off their talent on the dance floor!

The «Art Ball» is chaired by Sandrine Knoell Garbagnati and Rita Rovelli Caltagirone and co-chaired by Tiqui Atencio Demirdjian, Lady Monika Bacardi of Bayfield Hall, Jessica Bunford, Safia El Malqui, Marie-Louise Lynch and Paula Traboulsi. The Art Ball is made possible by the generous support of Audemars Piguet and Arije. Also contributing sponsors are Meta Energia, Lady Monika Bacardi of Bayfield Hall, m u s e / cultural consulting/ monaco with the participation of HelloMonaco as media partner of the event.

Booking and press contact: Five Stars Events
T: + 377 97 70 78 75

Bal de Noel – Monaco

The «Bal de Noël» has been delighting Monegasques for 11 years. This prestigious charity gala has become a «must of the Monegasque Calendar». Internationally oriented, this extravagant event appeals to leading figures from all over the world to spend a terrific night and support a good cause.

Sandrine Knoell-Garbagnati, Victoria Silvstedt (both wearing dresses by designer Ali Karoui), Lady Bacardi
Sandrine Knoell-Garbagnati, Victoria Silvstedt (both wearing dresses by designer Ali Karoui), Lady Bacardi©Laurent Ciavaldini

This ball, in the Christmas spirit and under the «High Patronage of H.S.H.Prince Albert II», offers the possibility to celebrate between friends the magic of Christmas in a fantastic atmosphere.

Over the last 11 years, the «Bal de Noël» has been linked with different cities of the world, including London, St Moritz, Lugano, Moscow, and New York. The guests of the «Bal de Noël» are put in the Christmas spirit with an outstanding Christmas decorations; a traditional Christmas dinner is always followed by a prestigious raffle and by an auction held by Sotheby’s in favour of a specific association.

As a charity ball, the «Bal de Noël» is aimed at supporting a noble cause. Beyond the festive spirit, the main purpose is to raise funds to help targeted foundations to develop their projects. Over the past decade, the «Bal de Noël» has supported many associations, among which are The CHPG Maternity department (2006-2007), the CHPG Paediatric department (2008), then jointly the CHGP Cardiology department and the Monaco Cardio-Thoracic Center (2009), AMADE Monaco (2010), Mission Enfance (2011), MAP (2012), Action Innocence (2013), Outward Bound Monaco (2014), Les Enfants de Frankie (2015) and the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation (2016). A cosmopolitan and brilliant «International Committee of Action» supports this prestigious event. It is composed of leading figures and influential women from all over the world.

This year, the «Bal de Noël» will take place at 8.30 pm on December 16th, 2017 in the glamorous Salle Belle Époque at the Hôtel Hermitage. For the second year in row, the «Bal de Noël» is benefitting the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation through an auction by Sotheby’s. Five Stars Events has decided on a completely different theme for this year’s ball. The new «Jungle» theme promises to be different and innovative compared to the previous years, and will surprise and enchant the guests.

Entry to both the seated dinner and the ball by paid invitation, limited to 255 guests.

Booking and press contact: Five Stars Events
T: + 377 97 70 78 75

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