About town: The French owned July

 

The diplomats were out in force to celebrate Egyptian National Day in late July at the residence of the ambassador Salwa Moufid (pictured left with Moroccan ambassador Raja Ghannam, the dean of the diplomatic corps) in Hellerup where they were treated to Egyptian delicacies and music (centre left). Among those present were (centre right: left-right) Argentine charge d’affaires Marcelo Pujo, Venezuelan ambassador Aura Mahuampi Rodriquez de Ortiz, Cuban ambassador Caridad Yamira Cueto Milian and her husband, Vietnamese ambassador Lai Ngoc Doan and his wife, Palestinian ambassador Amro AA Alhourani (third from right) and Ghanaian ambassador Edith Hazel (right) and (right: left-right) Turkish ambassador Mehmet Donmez, Thai ambassador Vimon Kidchob and Chinese ambassador Liu Biwei


 

 

 

 

French ambassador François Zimeray was the proud host of an event put on by World Ballet (verdensballet.dk), which consisted of two performances in the courtyard of his embassy, which is located at Kongens Nytorv. The performers came from the Royal Ballet of London and Mariinsky Ballet in St Petersburg. Among the musicians, Charlie Siem (right) played a d’Egville violin that dates back to 1735 and is believed to be worth 80 million kroner


 

 

 

Bastille Day on July 14 was marked by typical Gallic gastronomic gusto at Torvehallerne in central Copenhagen, as a wide array of food producers laid on their finest French fare for the occasion. The occasion included (left-right) boules, baguette fillings and berets


 

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The new Libyan ambassador is Mohamed Selim. Tfasdd’el!


 

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Denmark’s most popular novelist Jussi Adler Olsen was among those doing the rounds this summer to plug his new book (Den Grænseløse) and you can never beat a bit of reliable back-up!


 

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The designer Ignace von der Recke Kamatari, the exiled crown prince of Burundi, was a recent attendee at a Jungle Fevers design event. Born in Copenhagen, he studied at the Det Kongelige Vajsenhus


All Photos: Hasse Ferrold





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