Diner en Blanc, the pop-up picnic phenomenon that has been embraced by cities around the world, is coming to Canberra this March as part of Enlighten. Canberra will host its first Diner en Blanc on Saturday 2 March at a secret location, which will be revealed to dinner guests at the very last minute.
“Diner en Blanc is about food, fun, fashion and basically people having a great time together so we’re very excited to have it as part ofthis year’s Enlighten,” said Enlighten Marketing and Communications Manager Adelina La Vita.
“This is the first time Canberra will host this event and it promises to take the pop-up concept to a refined level, taking place in an unforgettable location. It’s a perfect fit with Enlighten, which aims to capture the cultural essence of Canberra through innovative, creative and surprising experiences at iconic locations.”
Ms La Vita said the experience will provide some twists and unexpected turns, such as guests not knowing where the dinner is held until shortly before the event. “You will need to bring your own table, table setting, chair and your own version of a smart picnic. Only white is allowed – no black or hints of colour. All guests must dress in elegant white.”
If you think this floats your boat there’s a Canberra page for registration.
UPDATE 06/01/13 09:16: Ms Ridgley has been in touch to note that her involvement is limited to publicity for the event.