Demonstrations, baroque dancing lesson and closing ball
Compagnie de Danse l’Éventail*, Marie-Geneviève Massé
Les Folies Françoises**, Patrick Cohën-Akenine
La Chapelle Harmonique, Valentin Tournet
Ensemble Marguerite Louise***, Gaétan Jarry
Demonstrations & sketches
Midnight Première, Jean-Paul Bouron
La Compagnie Baroque, Fabrice Conan
*The Compagnie de Danse L’Eventail is subsidised by the French Ministry of Culture - DRAC of the Pays de la Loire. Supported by the State - Préfet of the region Pays de la Loire, the Conseil Régional of the Pays de la Loire, the Sarthe department and the City of Sablé- sur-Sarthe.
With the support of La Ménagerie de Verre as part of Studiolab.
**Les Folies Françoises are supported by the Ministry of Culture (DRAC Centre-Val de Loire), the Centre-Val de Loire region and the city of Orléans. Supported by SPEDIDAM, ADAMI and the French Institute of specific projects.
***Marguerite Louise is a member of the Federation of Specialized Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles. He is supported by the Orange Foundation and the City of Versailles.
A fancy dress evening in the Hall of Mirrors
Exclusive welcome from 7 pm (access to car park, cloakroom and ticket office from 6.30 pm). At 7.15 pm head for the Royal Opera for a private visit. Free access activities, sketches and demonstrations from 8 pm to 10.45 pm. From 7.30 to 11 pm, enjoy unlimited access to the buffet, with a reserved table and seats. At 11 pm, you will be invited to the Hall of Mirrors for a baroque closing ball. The evening will end with fireworks viewed from the Hall in Mirrors, as during the finest hours of Versailles.
When buying your ticket, please select two of the three following activities:
Dancing: dancing class in the Hall of Mirrors. 4 ballet masters will introduce you to the moves and figures of the contredanse, a favorite dance at the French Court in the 17th century.
Chapel: concert of sacred music in the Royal Chapel.
Guards'room: Concert in the King’s Guards’ Room.
+ a private visit of the King’s private apartments, Mesdames’ or du Pompadour’s.
King: private visit of the King’s private apartments.
Mesdames: private visit of Mesdames’ apartments.
De Pompadour: private visit of Madame de Pompadour’s apartments.
In 2019, a new even more prestigious category: the Doges ticket. You have already taken part in the Fêtes Galantes and Château de Versailles holds no secret for you? This year, be one of the court's 30 most privileged guests and choose the Doges ticket for a new experience of the Fêtes Galantes: an exceptional moment organised for a happy few...
There are two activities in each tour plus a private visit. Please select one of the following twelve tours (several schedules available):
• Mesdames (9.30 pm) + Dance (10.15 pm) + Guards'room (8 pm)
• Mesdames (8 pm) + Confirmed level Dance (8.55 pm) + Chapel (10 pm)
• Mesdames (10 pm) + Chapel (8 pm) + Guards'room (9 pm)
• de Pompadour (9 pm) + Dance (8.15 pm) + Guards'room (10 pm)
• de Pompadour (8 pm) + Confirmed level Dance (8.55 pm) + Chapel (10 pm)
• de Pompadour (10 pm) + Chapel (8 pm) + Guards'room (9 pm)
• King (9.30 pm) + Dance (10.15 pm) + Guards'room (8 pm)
• King (8 pm) + Confirmed level Dance (8.55 pm) + Chapel (10 pm)
• King (10 pm) + Chapel (8 pm) + Guards'room (9 pm)
Your photo shoot in the King's Grand Appartment
Tonight you will potentially be filmed or photographed. Château de Versailles Spectacles consider you abandon every appeal in case of use of those pictures for promotion of Fêtes Galantes.
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DRESS CODE: To preserve the magic of the Fêtes Galantes, you must come dressed in a quality baroque style costume and be wearing it when you arrive at the Palace (all guests must find their own costumes).
No access will be granted to anyone not respecting the appropriate dress code.
Access map: Fêtes Galantes 2019
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