Moulin Rouge Brings Renowned French Glamour to New York City Just in Time for the Best of France Festival

Legendary French Cabaret Made Landmark Voyage into New York City via Air France

New York, NY, September 25, 2015 --( The Moulin Rouge ( has officially landed as of yesterday at JFK International Airport by way of Air France. The historic French cabaret dancers arrived in head-to-toe matching ensembles—even with matching luggage—to kick of the festivities for the upcoming Best of France festival in Time Square, taking place on September 26 and 27. Thus far, the Moulin Rouge has hit Good Morning New York for a dazzling performance. They are set to commence a frenzy of coverage prior to the celebration organized by the New York French Community in partnership with many other prominent organizations. Best of France ( will be expecting thousands of visitors from around the world to help celebrate over the weekend. Attending is free, and festival goers can openly walk the grounds as well as enjoy Moulin Rouge performances and fashion shows.

“Our arrival at the John F. Kennedy International Airport truly marks our long awaited, 126 year journey into New York City, again. The Moulin Rouge has anticipated this cultural reunion, and is ready to share our energy, passion and laughter with New York,” states Moulin Rouge CEO, Jean-Jacques Clerico. “The Best of France shares our values, and has helped give us the incredible opportunity to showcase our cultural ties through a fun, historical appearance. During our stay, we will be making it our utmost priority to not only attract new comers to the festival, but also entertain and interact in a way where we can give New York an authentic taste of France.”

During their stay, The Moulin Rouge Dancers will be making various highlighted appearances at New York City landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, The Empire State Building and Times Square. The French review is bringing “a Taste of Moulin Rouge,” where dancers will present a condensed performance of 8 minutes, paying homage to their world famous Féerie and Cancan. The event will also showcase iconic costumes that have played key roles in the Moulin Rouge’s long history during their fashion show. Jane Avril, La Goulue, Mistinguett, and Robe En Strass are amongst the lucky stars that helped set the opulent costume standards. These one of a kind Swarovski crystal encrusted garments being showcased during Best of France are estimated to cost upwards of $350,000 total. All costumes are handcrafted by Moulin Rouge’s in house ateliers, from design to production. The Moulin Rouge will perform two live shows daily during the festival in Time Square, and will also host a daily Costume Fashion Show.

For more information on Moulin Rouge please visit For more information on Moulin Rouge’s participation in “Best of France” please visit, e-mail, or call 877.841.7244.

About The Moulin Rouge
Established in 1889, the Moulin Rouge opened its doors with an audacious notion that it would become the largest and most luxurious cabaret of its time. A successful bet for this famous cabaret which became the Mecca of the party immortalized by the famous painter Toulouse-Lautrec, birthplace of the Music-Hall and world-famous thanks to its French Cancan, still performed today by the famous Doriss Girls. The troupe of 60 artists from all around the world perform twice every evening in the show Féerie, a spectacular show full of feathers, Swarovski Crystals and sequins, with sumptuous settings unique international attractions and original music in the grand tradition of French Music-Hall. For 126 years, the most legendary cabaret in the world has welcomed millions of spectators who have come to admire its famous shows and the most beautiful dancers in the world.
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