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GALA BANQUET IN THE WINTER PALACE Friday, 30 June 2017


The Banquet this year will highlight two main exhibitions of the year:
- “Nefertari and the Valley of the Queens” with ancient Egyptian treasures from the Collection of Museo Egizio, Turin
and
- “Anselm Kiefer to Velimir Khlebnikov” featuring one of the most famous artists of today


The banquet will start with a champagne reception in the Pergamon Hall, continue with a concert by opera and ballet stars in the beautiful Hermitage galleries. This will be followed by a sumptuous dinner in the Jordan Gallery and the traditional ball in the Fieldmarshals' Hall. The evening will finish with a cocktail in the great Courtyard of the Winter Palace in the magical light of the White Nights. Among the special guests of the Gala Banquet will be star artists, members of the international cultural, business and political elite.


We hereby thank the companies who have given support to the Gala Banquet in the Winter Palace:
The Vladimir Potanin Charitable Fund
The Blavatnik Family Foundation
(OAO) Gazprombank
JT International
HENNESSY Cultural Foundation
Smolensk Diamonds
Festival «Diaghilev. P.S.»



Dress code: Black tie, ball gown


DONATIONS

This year, the Gala will benefit the recently created Hermitage Endowment Fund.
We are asking for donations at the following levels:

Guest – 80 000 rubels per person
Benefactor – 150 000 rubles per person
Benefactors’ names will be published in the Programme of the evening, and they will receive priority seating at the dinner.

PARTNERSHIP LEVELS AND PRIVILEGES – GALA BANQUET IN THE WINTER PALACE ON JUNE 30, 2017

«PARTNER OF THE EVENT» (donation of 3 000 000 rubles)

Logo in all printed materials preceded by the words «PARTNER»
Thanks expressed in the greeting speech from the General Director of the State Hermitage Museum Professor Mikhail Piotrovsky
The Partner will become a corporate member of the Hermitage Friend’s Club for the following year
Thanks included in the annual report of the State Hermitage Museum and on the official website
The opportunity to arrange a special visit to the Museum for the Partner’s VIP guests including a tour guided by one of the museum curators (during the coming year)
10 complimentary tickets to the Gala banquet
Additional Partner-proposed benefits and opportunities can be discussed

«GENERAL PARTNER OF THE EVENT» (donation of 5 000 000 rubles)

Information about the General Partner in the programme of the event
Logo in all printed materials preceded by the words “GENERAL PARTNER OF THE EVENT”
Thanks expressed in the greeting speech from the Director of the State Hermitage Museum professor Mikhail Piotrovsky
The Sponsor will become a corporate member of the Hermitage Friend’s Club for the following year
Thanks included in the annual report of the State Hermitage Museum and on the official website
The opportunity to arrange a special visit to the Museum for the Partner’s VIP guests including a tour guided by one of the museum curators (during the coming year)
The opportunity to arrange a VIP banquet jointly with the State Hermitage (the date and conditions to be discussed with the museum)
Twenty complimentary tickets to the Gala banquet
Additional Partner-proposed benefits and opportunities will be discussed

«PARTNER OF THE HERMITAGE» (donation of 10 000 000 rubles)

Information about the Partner and the Partner’s preface in the Programme
Invitation to the Gala Banquet on behalf of the Company Head jointly with prof. Mikhail Piotrovsky
Logo in all printed materials to the Gala
Thanks expressed in the greeting speech from the Director of the State Hermitage Museum prof. Mikhail Piotrovsky
The Partner will become a corporate member of the Hermitage Friend’s Club for the following year
Thanks included in the annual report of the State Hermitage Museum and on the official website
The opportunity to arrange special visits to the Museum for the Partner’s VIP guests including a tour guided by one of the museum curators (during the coming year)
Up to thirty complimentary tickets to the Gala Banquet.
The opportunity to arrange a VIP reception in the museum during 2015 jointly with the State Hermitage Museum (the conditions and date to be discussed and approved by the Hermitage)
The opportunity to organize a one-day exhibition during the Gala banquet together with the Hermitage Museum and according to the concept worked out with the museum curators
Additional Partner-proposed benefits and opportunities can be discussed

For more information and bookings for the Gala banquet please contact
In Russia:

Marina Mukoseeva - telephone +7 906 2598986
e-mail hermitagendowment@gmail.com

You can find photos of the Gala Banquet 2016 here.

Video of the Gala Banquet 2016:


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