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Joe and Jill Biden Welcome French President Emmanuel Macron and His Wife Brigitte at State Dinner

US First Lady Jill Biden, from right, US President Joe Biden, 伊曼纽尔·马克龙, France's president, and wife Brigitte Macron at the Grand Staircase of the White House ahead of a state dinner in Washington, 直流电, US, 星期四, 十二月. 1, 2022. Biden said he wouldn't apologize for a new climate and tax law that European leaders say unfairly subsidize American companies, threatening to overshadow a visit by his French counterpart Macron. Photographer: Chris Kleponis/CNP/Bloomberg via Getty Images

US First Lady Jill Biden, from right, US President Joe Biden, 伊曼纽尔·马克龙, France's president, and wife Brigitte Macron at the Grand Staircase of the White House ahead of a state dinner in Washington, 直流电, US, 星期四, 十二月. 1, 2022. Biden said he wouldn't apologize for a new climate and tax law that European leaders say unfairly subsidize American companies, threatening to overshadow a visit by his French counterpart Macron. Photographer: Chris Kleponis/CNP/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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The first State dinner of the Biden administration took place on Thursday.

总统 乔拜登 and First Lady Dr. 吉尔拜登 welcomed French President 伊曼纽尔·马克龙 和他的妻子, Brigitte Macron, to the White House in the first state visit since 2021.

活动现场, the first lady dazzled in a custom hand-beaded navy crepe floral gown that touched on the night’s color theme of red, white and blue, representing both the United States and France’s flags. Brigette also honored the night’s theme of unity in a long-sleeved, ivory-colored dress with silver embellishments.

The presidents chose to wear similar black tuxedos to the event, where they spoke about Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine and ways to better an international partnership between France and the United States.

I’m extremely happy and honored to be here for the first state visit of your administration. And this is, 为了我, the best evidence of this, 的确, very long-term friendship and partnership. And this is exactly the basis of — of our relation,” said President Macron during the presidentsjoint remarks.

华盛顿, DC - 十二月 1: 我们. President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron make a toast after speaking at the state dinner on the South Lawn of the White House on December 1, 2022 在华盛直流电 DC. President Biden is hosting Macron for the first official state visit of the Biden administration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

华盛顿, DC - 十二月 1: 我们. President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron make a toast after speaking at the state dinner on the South Lawn of the White House on December 1, 2022 在华盛直流电 DC. President Biden is hosting Macron for the first official state visit of the Biden administration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Special guests were treated to a prestige menu that included butter-poached Maine lobster, American Osetra caviar, and award-winning American cheeses, per the White House. The dessert menu featured French twists on American classics via orange chiffon cake, roasted pears with citrus sauce and crème Fraiche ice cream.

In attendance were notable figures in media, politics and the entertainment industry.

华盛顿, DC - 十二月 01: Comedian Stephen Colbert and his wife Evelyn McGee-Colbert arrive for the White House state dinner for French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House on December 1, 2022 在华盛顿, 直流电. 正式国事访问是拜登政府的首次访问. (内森霍华德/盖蒂图片社摄)

华盛顿, DC - 十二月 01: Comedian Stephen Colbert and his wife Evelyn McGee-Colbert arrive for the White House state dinner for French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House on December 1, 2022 在华盛顿, 直流电. 正式国事访问是拜登政府的首次访问. (内森霍华德/盖蒂图片社摄)

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Late-night talk show host 斯蒂芬科尔伯特 和他的 wife Evelyn McGee-Colbert smiled as they made their way into the temporary pavilion that the dinner was held in on the White House South Lawn.

The night was also a family affair for 詹妮弗·加纳, who was joined by her 17-year-old daughter Violet.

华盛顿, DC - 十二月 01: 演员 <一个 href="https://people.com/tag/jennifer-garner/" 数据输入链接="真的">詹妮弗·加纳</一种> and her daughter Violet arrive for the White House state dinner for French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House on December 1,直流电022 在华盛顿, DC. 正式国事访问是拜登政府的首次访问. (内森霍华德/盖蒂图片社摄)

华盛顿, DC - 十二月 01: 演员 <一个 href="https://people.com/tag/jennifer-garner/" 数据输入链接="真的">詹妮弗·加纳</一种> and her daughter Violet arrive for the White House state dinner for French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House on December 1,直流电022 在华盛顿, DC. 正式国事访问是拜登政府的首次访问. (内森霍华德/盖蒂图片社摄)

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The mother-daughter duo wore matching ensembles. Violet shined in a black v-neck dress as she rang in her birthday next to her mom in a black form-fitted dress.

克丽丝·泰根, WHO celebrated her 37th birthday 在星期三, attended the event alongside her husband 约翰传奇.

华盛顿, DC - 十二月 01: John Legend and <一个 href="https://people.com/tag/chrissy-teigen/" 数据输入链接="真的">克丽丝·泰根</一种> arrive for the White House state dinner for French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House on December 直流电 2022 在华盛顿, DC. 此次正式国事访问是拜登执政以来的首次. (内森霍华德/盖蒂图片社摄)

华盛顿, DC - 十二月 01: John Legend and <一个 href="https://people.com/tag/chrissy-teigen/" 数据输入链接="真的">克丽丝·泰根</一种> arrive for the White House state dinner for French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House on December 直流电 2022 在华盛顿, DC. 此次正式国事访问是拜登执政以来的首次. (内森霍华德/盖蒂图片社摄)

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The expectant mother was pretty in pink in an off-the-shoulder dress that she accessorized with black gloves.

shared an image from the event on her Instagram Story. Red roses and white irises are seen next to a dinner plate setting with the presidential seal. While speaking about the dinner, the first lady said the flowers represent the interwoven history of France and the United States.