official reception

See: ceremony
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He had just got back from a big official reception for the inauguration of the new galleries at the Metropolitan Museum, and the spectacle of those great spaces crowded with the spoils of the ages, where the throng of fashion circulated through a series of scientifically catalogued treasures, had suddenly pressed on a rusted spring of memory.
So secluded was the life led by the two, father and daughter, that they showed themselves only at a few official receptions and, at certain times in the year, in two or three friendly drawing-rooms, where the fame of the professor and the beauty of Mathilde made a sensation.
After the official reception ceremony, Sheikh Al-Thani together with President Radev made a took a walks in the center of Sofia.
Sofia, (QNA) - HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani was accorded an official reception ceremony on Thursday morning at the Presidential Palace in the capital Sofia on the occasion of HH's state visit to Bulgaria.
An official reception ceremony was held for His Highness the Emir upon his arrival at the cabinet's headquarters on the occasion of his official visit to Belgium.
An official reception ceremony will be held for the president.
During an official reception ceremony, Ambassador Al-Ruwaili handed over his credentials to President Juan Hernandez as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Honduras.
Official reception ceremony for President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi at the headquarters of the French parliament in Paris - Press photo Official reception ceremony for President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi at the headquarters of the French parliament in Paris - Press photo
An official reception ceremony was held in honor of the US President; the national anthems of the two countries were played and he reviewed the guard of honor.
President Mauricio Macri arrived in Beijing on Sunday morning to begin a five-day State Visit to the People's Republic of China in which the first day was received by his par Xi Jinping and shared an official reception with the leaders who participate in the forum " A Strip and a Road for International Cooperation ".
Al-Rashidi arrived in Kuwait earlier today after winning with the bronze, amid an official reception at the airport.
Gulf International Bank (GIB) held an official reception at Jumeirah Etihad Towers to mark the inauguration of its wholesale banking branch in Abu Dhabi.