The Galleria unveils Flânerie Colbert Abu Dhabi, a celebration of French luxury in the 21st century.
Flânerie Colbert is a one-of-a-kind showcase by Comité Colbert in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi to promote dialogue between France and the UAE
The Galleria Al Maryah Island has officially launched Flânerie Colbert Abu Dhabi, a series by Comité Colbert in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi).
Hosted from 12 November until 14 December, Flânerie Colbert Abu Dhabi invites guests on a journey of French creativity and craftsmanship, bringing a one-of-a-kind experience to the emirate for the first time.
As the home of luxury brands in the capital, The Galleria’s Luxury Collection will host bespoke experiences showcasing sophisticated French craftsmanship throughout the month.
The Galleria will feature exceptional window displays, in-store scenographies and events which explore French luxury in the 21st Century through unique collaborations between 26 luxury French brands.
“Flânerie Colbert Abu Dhabi will showcase the very best of French culture in the UAE capital,” said HE Saif Saeed Ghobash, Undersecretary of DCT Abu Dhabi, part of DCT Abu Dhabi.
“We are delighted to be supporting such a significant event for not only our emirate, but also for the wider region.
"This impactful activation at the Galleria will see the creation of some incredible collaborations which will reinforce Abu Dhabi’s reputation as a key location for globally significant events.”
Ali Eid Al Mheiri, Executive Director of Mubadala Real Estate & Infrastructure says, “The Galleria’s Luxury Collection features the largest selection of luxury French brands in the capital, including Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Dior and Boucheron; and we are honoured to collaborate with Comité Colbert and partner with DCT to host Flânerie Colbert Abu Dhabi for the first time. We invite everyone to visit the various exhibitions and enjoy the best of French culture, art and luxury.”
Across the emirate, Flânerie Colbert Abu Dhabi will be exhibited at various venues until 14 December supported by DCT Abu Dhabi, including the House of Artisans at the Al Hosn site, the annual Abu Dhabi Art fair and Louvre Abu Dhabi.
The various events will echo the theme of the main exhibition 10,000 Years of Luxury which is being presented from 30 October 2019 until 15 February 2020 at Louvre Abu Dhabi by Musée des Arts Décoratifs (MAD), an associate member of the Comité Colbert.