Annual Gala

2022 Annual Gala

The gala and scholarship awards dinner was held on Monday, May 9th at the National Arts Club.

Scholarship recipients Aleksandra Gracheva, Shardul Shinde, Victor Trolet, and Saboura Salari Rad.

We were honored by the presence of French Deputy Consul General Damien Laban. Francis Dubois was his indomptable self in the role of Master of Ceremonies.

Lisa Rosen-Metsch, Dean of Columbia University’s School of General Studies, received the Jacques Barzun Award for Distinguished Contributions to Trans-Cultural Scholarly Exchange.

2022 Annual Gala Program

Chloé Kiffer, on violin, and Alexandre Moutouzkine, on piano,  played at the Annual Awards Ceremony.






View the video here.

2020 and 2021 Galas were cancelled due to the coronavirus.

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