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Beverly Hills, California- BARNES International Luxury Real Estate proudly hosted the BARNES Los Angeles After-Party at COLCOA “A WEEK OF FRENCH FILM PREMIERES IN HOLLYWOOD” at the beautiful Heritage Fine Wines in Beverly Hills on Friday, April 24, 2015. The after-party featured more than 120 guests and artists involved with nine French films debuting at the established film festival. Starting a new tradition, BARNES intends to create an annual evening fête celebrating COLCOA and French cinéma.”It’s been a great pleasure for spLAshPR to organize this event for BARNES, with my team, it was the first of a long series, since the BARNES after party at COLCOA” will be the official event each year and only for the COLCOA festival delegation,” said Claire Arnaud-Aubour, Founder spLAshPR. It’s been a tremendous event, I believe people danced like never, they were on top of the world!“

The best of French-American businesses located in Southern California combined forces to produce the BARNES Los Angeles After-Party at COLCOA. SkinWave™ Institute in Beverly Hills, Lo and Lo Parisian Jewelry, Heritage Fine Wines and Draken Private Security provided key sponsorships. The evening’s ambience started with an epicurean menu of California cuisine designed by 2 French Chicks catering and executive chef Claudine Marshall. Additional culinary partners for the after-party included FREYWILLE, JC Boisset Wine, Ice Tropez USA, Drink Diabolo, HMercer Wine and Spirit Import, Hnina Grand Cru Chocolate, Le Mervetty Bakery, Vatel International Business School, Calissons by Gilles, and Infused Bartending.

French-American actor/producer Charles Fathy guided Red Carpet interviews with key players involved in the 2015 delegation of the 19th Edition of COLCOA, starting with President Mr. Francois Truffart, the French Consul of Los Angeles Mr. Axel Cruau, the French representative in North America Deputy Frederic Lefebvre, BARNES Los Angeles President Mr. Daniel Azouri, and former Euro League Champion David Blu, as well as the many producers, directors and actors presenting their movies.

Music and performances highlighted the after-party entertainment starting with artists Clarisse and Lamonte Tales. Each wearing designs by the talented Alexandra Tuil, owner of Fashion Forwards showroom, the four artists danced a routine to Beyonce’s “Fever.” DJ Alexandre Reza mixed a great musical atmosphere while all virtual Parisian visuals were a courtesy of Spider Design 5 Sens SPA. “We had some amazing VIPs,” said Arnaud-Aubour. “Our main sponsors SkinWave™ Beverly Hills Institute and Lo and Parisian Jewelry were really proud to be associated to BARNES Real Estate Beverly Hills and the COLCOA Festival. All the other sponsors are also ready to start again next year, so we are ready, too!”

Organized and coordinated by Claire Arnaud-Aubour, director of Splash PR Agency, the amazing and very successful event showcased French design and culture in Los Angeles. The featured photographer of the event was Isabelle Ruen, a well-known photographer that has shot for several fashion magazines.

About BARNES Los Angeles:

BARNES International Luxury Real Estate, Los Angeles is the latest addition to a rapidly expanding US presence, anchored by our offices in New York and Miami. Established as a world leader in the luxury residential market, BARNES believes the synergistic benefit of representing a global client base can create enhanced levels of service and results.

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