Gerard Araud

Friends of Ambassador Gérard Araud and Pascal Blondeau received a goodbye note shortly after their farewell reception in the presence of His Excellency Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister of Europe...
Nothing against tires, but guests that showed up for the Annual Michelin party at the Residence of France weren’t there for tires. Guests indulged in a night of Champagne and gourmet cuisine...
RBG – that’s Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to us – started her walk of fame week at the National Archives with the screening of Focus Features’ On the Basis of Sex...
“It’s a great moment to emphasize the Franco-Japanese relationship,” said Gérard Araud, The  Ambassador of France. “We have enjoyed diplomatic relations for one...
“Long before the ocean became an international issue, Jacques Cousteau, his family and his team were fantastic pilgrims,” said Patrick Lachaussée, Senior Counselor of the French Embassy,...
No one expected Kate and Wills to show up in Washington so soon after her sister “Pippa” Middleton’s nuptials, but they did – May 24th to be exact. It’s hard to resist...
It’s not every day that you go to a party and find a bunch of dolls passed out on the lawn along side of empty bottles of  Champagne; but such was the case at the residence of The...
It was a beautiful and balmy night – first of the season.  The mostly art lovers and history buffs gravitated to the terrace of the Residence of The Ambassador of France with its...
We’re not sure why a flock of Penguins ended up on the staircase at the residence of Gérard Araud, The Ambassador of France, since Penguins – unlike most humans – enjoy sub-zero...
“I wrote the play,” Pascal Blondeau told Hollywood on the Potomac at the Residence of the Ambassador of France Gérard Araud after his multi-art performance headlined as “Ultra...