Olivier Randin Hommage à Maurice Béjart

Lausanne based Swiss luxury watch maker, Olivier Randin unveiled a new watch collection to honour Maurice Béjart, the legendary French and Swiss choreographer . Through its four timepiece collections, it supports the Foundation Maurice Béjart and thus contributes to the perenniality of its heritage.

For the two persons in charge, Olivier Randin and Jean-Marc Moffa, the values transmitted by the choreographer in his ballets are those which the mark wants to promote today. In the contemporary watch making industry, Olivier Randin’s models are the best example of fusion of two universes than are the dance and the clock industry.

Regard d’OR

Special Features: Portrait of Maurice Béjart engraved with the hand on a gold dial, crown crimped with an authentic piece of the scene of the Metropolis of Lausanne.

Le Ballet Bleu

Special Features: Homage to the glance azure of Maurice Béjart, case with the signature on the side of Maurice Béjart engraved hand, sapphire crimped on the crown.

L’Ombre ou la Danse

Special Features: Homage to the colors of Béjart Lausanne Ballet, ruby crimped on the crown.

Mikoto

Special Features: Homage to its love for its Abyssins, portrait of Maurice Béjart redrawn with the hand before its reproduction on the dial.

About Maurice Béjart
Maurice Béjart (January 1, 1927 – November 22, 2007) was a French and Swiss choreographer who ran the Béjart Ballet Lausanne in Switzerland. He was the son of the French philosopher Gaston Berger.

About Maurice Béjart Foundation
The Maurice Béjart Foundation was created to fulfill the dreams of Maurice Béjart. Its goals are:-

  • To contribute financially to the training of not very fortunate dancers in schools professional of dance and ballet.
  • To financially support artists of the mediums of the dance and ballet fallen into the need.
  • To contribute financially to productions in the field of the ballet and the dance; to support companies of dance, mainly in the canton of Vaud.
  • To finance projects of medical research to the profits d’ hospital and of universities whose work could concern the dancers.

 

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