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LE RENDEZVOUS EVENTS February 2016 Andrea Fürnweger invited together with Commercial Director Peter Nömeier, Sigmund Freud Museum, and Director General Michael Pohn, Hotel De France, to a Ladies´ VIP event. February 2016 At the 59th “Kaffeesiederball“, the Hofburg was turned into a very elegant and big coffeehouse. The group of ladies was given an exclusive tour to the present special exhibition „So this is the strong Sex. Women in Psychoanalysis“ which was followed by a reception at the Hotel De France. February 2016 Master of Ceremonies at the Opera Ball, Roman E. Svabek, invited to a cocktail reception at the Hotel Bristol. PHOTOS: CHRISTIAN LEITNER, HARALD KLEMM PHOTOS: PHILIPP HUTTER, GERHARD FALLY, CHRISTIAN HUSAR, NORBERT KÖSSLER, TIBOR RAUCH, PHILIPP ENDERS, STIFT KLOSTERNEUBURG/W. HANZMANN The festive motto of the evening was “Artists and Coffeehouse“. 5.500 national and international guests danced the beautiful night away. February 2016 The traditional 96th “Elmayer-Kränzchen“ took place at the Vienna Hofburg. February 2016 “Stern zum Leopoldskreuz in Gold“ to the Finnish President Sauli Niinistö. The presentation took place at a visit to Klosterneuburg Monastery. From left: Monastery custos Nicolaus Buhlmann, Wolfgang Hamm (Klosterneuburg Monastery), Margit Fischer and the Finnish President Sauli Niinistö with his wife Jenni Haukio. Pictured above: Roman E. Svabek (very left) choreographed the opening ceremony with his wife Elisabeth (2nd l.)at the Opera Ball. Minister Rudolf Hundstorfer and State Opera Director Dominique Meyer also attended (2nd r. and r.). The famous dancing school Elmayer always invites to the ball on shrove tuesday. Top left, 2nd picture: Thomas Schäfer-Elmayer with Andrea & Peter Fürnweger (from left). 154 Cercle Diplomatique 1/2016 Cercle Diplomatique 4/2015 155