Bulgari welcomes guests for musical performance, quality food and live event in Milan
THE BULGARI GARDEN: “What a treat for us,” exclaimed Lily Aldridge, longtime Bulgari ambassador, during the lunch held on Friday in the garden of the jeweler’s hotel in Milan. The model was reacting to a performance by Andrea Bocelli’s Teatro del Silenzio orchestra conducted by young Beatrice Venezi which paid a moving tribute to the late Ennio Morricone.
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Bulgari’s two-day event in Milan to reveal the brand’s fine jewelry collection was to offer a sign of hope and reboot for the city, impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, lack of international tourism and the strict restrictions over the past year. Indeed, the atmosphere was at the party since the general manager Jean-Christophe Babin encouraged the guests to finally enjoy a live event. The night before, Bulgari had organized a concert at the La Scala theater followed by dinner at Cracco.
On one of the city’s first hot days so far, the small tables that can seat four guests at a time were arranged in the garden of the Bulgari hotel protected by a tent and transformed by a plethora of flower arrangements. . However, these should not be wasted, as Babin said Bulgari after the event planned to donate the flowers to the city of Bergamo, which has been one of the hardest hit by the pandemic.
Babin celebrated the Bulgari hotel and three Michelin star chef Niko Romito, who prepared a lunch of cod in cream, vegetable lasagna and steamed sea bass. The executive said that the Bulgari hotel in Paris, after construction slows down due to the pandemic, is expected to open in September and that in Rome is expected to open in October 2022. Additional units will open in Moscow at the end of 2022 , in Tokyo in early 2023 and in Miami the following year. “Despite the health emergency, the hotel in Milan has performed quite well, with stays for example,” Babin said. “We have added a new suite and three more bedrooms.
After the performance, models dressed in degraded apricot and magenta dresses and the Magnifica high jewelry collection took to the stage and formed tableaux vivant under the trees.
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