BORDEAUX - LOS ANGELES 50 YEAR PARTNERSHIP  2014

From June 26 to 29, Councilmember Tom LaBonge, led an official delegation from the City of Los Angeles to the Sister City of Bordeaux to take part in the 50 year anniversary celebrations.
Los Angeles was city of honour at the Bordeaux Fete le Vin 2014. There is also a year long cultural exchange programme showcasing numerous events in both cities to mark this milestone anniversary.
 

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OPENING RECEPTION WITH THE U.S CONSUL GENERAL TO BORDEAUX, THOMAS WOLF at FENWICK HOUSE.

Fenwick House, Bordeaux, the first ever U.S Consulate dating back to the 19th Century was the location for a reception, hosted by U.S Consul General, Thomas Wolf, to celebrate the 50 Year Partnership between Bordeaux and Los Angeles. In attendance was Mayor Alain Juppé, Councilmember Tom LaBonge and the Los Angeles delegation of sixty people including Ernest Wooden, CEO of LA Tourism and Convention Board, Dan Goodsby, U.S Embassy, France, Hank Hilty, Gilmore Banks, Los Angeles and Tom Gilmore, President of Sister Cities of Los Angeles. 

 

 

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