The 74th Cannes Movie Pageant – The amfAR’s Cinema In opposition to AIDS 2021 occasion – Antibes, France, July 16, 2021. Oriane Strohhacker poses. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier
July 16, 2021
ANTIBES, France (Reuters) – Hollywood A-listers, music stars and vogue fashions mingled on the amfAR charity gala on the French Riviera on Friday, because the swanky dinner and public sale returned to the sidelines of the Cannes Movie Pageant, slimmed down as a result of pandemic.
Actress and amfAR International Marketing campaign Chair Sharon Stone hosts this 12 months’s star-studded gala, with Grammy Award profitable singer Alicia Keys set to carry out for visitors gathered to lift cash for the American Basis for AIDS Analysis.
Organisers mentioned this 12 months’s gala, held outside on the Villa Eilenroc in Antibes, can be “an intimate affair with a restricted variety of visitors, and can strictly adhere to all well being pointers and protocols in relation to COVID-19”.
The muse mentioned its normal 900-strong visitor record can be reduce right down to 400 individuals and people attending can be requested to apply social distancing.
The occasion is among the many highlights on the Cannes get together circuit. Final 12 months it was cancelled, as was the movie pageant, as a result of pandemic.
Amongst these attending on Friday had been movie director and Cannes Pageant jury head Spike Lee, Oscar profitable actress Regina King and “Lords of the Rings” actor Orlando Bloom.
French vogue editor Carine Roitfeld curated a catwalk present for the occasion with designs in addition to artworks and different luxurious gadgets auctioned off throughout the evening.
(Reporting by Michaela Cabrera; Extra reporting by Marie-Louise Gumuchian; Enhancing by David Gregorio)