The popular Le Diner Blanc secret affair returns to Joburg

The fourth installment of Le Dîner en Blanc is once again expected to attract over 2 000 people, somewhere in Joburg.

It's one of a few popular secret parties in the city known for it's extravagant all white theme.

With tickets starting from just over R500, the chic picnic was first launched in Paris in 1988 by François Pasquier and a handful of friends, later becoming a worldwide epicurean phenomenon.

The event now brings together over 15 000 people every year.

Guests bring their own gourmet feast and table setting. Over the course of the evening, they will eat and celebrate amid music, entertainment, and dancing.

Giving a glimpse of what can be expected, organisers say the evening will be filled with visually breathtaking moments.

One such moment will be the waving of a cloth napkin to mark the beginning of the dinner. Another will be the lighting of sparklers to let guests know it is now time to mingle and dance.

While most people have already registered for the event, last minute registrations will be placed on a waiting list.

Take a look at images from last year's event...

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