The Liberty Ball

date TBD
2013
Brussels



Planning Underway

21 SEP 2012 BRUSSELS Planning is underway for the next Liberty Ball, to be held in 2013. If you would like to join the mailing list, please let us know, and you will receive updates as they become available.




P.J. O'Rourke
keynote speaker

2011 Photo Gallery Now Available

08 FEB 2011 BRUSSELS Photos of the 2011 Liberty Ball are now available from this link.



2011 Programme and Speakers

Thursday
and Friday
Annual Liberty Conference
sponsored by New Direction Foundation

Details coming soon
7:00 pm

The Liberty Ball Begins
Location: The Hotel (formerly the Brussels Hilton)

Registration at "Checkpoint Liberty"

Champagne reception

8:00 pm

Seated 3-course dinner from Maison du Boeuf chef Jacky Chartier (choice of menus and wines)

:: Keynote address from P.J. O'Rourke

:: Speech by Christofer Fjellner MEP
:: Speech by Geoffrey Van Orden MEP
:: A letter from Mrs. Reagan
:: Video presentation from Peter Robinson, former speechwriter to President Reagan

Dessert and coffee

10:00 pm

Bar opens. Dancefloor opens.

The PDM Big Band plays swing hits from Reagan's Hollywood days.

12:00

DJ takes over, playing hits from Reagan's years in the White House and onward.





Photos
ABOVE: Dancing at the 2007 Ball (left); Marjolein Cneut (top) sings "Just One of Those Things"; Pascal Maertens sings Sinatra; Filip Demeyer conducts the 24-piece PDM Big Band. TOP BANNER: Dinner at the 2006 Ball.

ABOVE: Dancing at the Ball (left); Marjolein Cneut (top) sings "Just One of Those Things"; Pascal Maertens sings Sinatra; Filip Demeyer conducts the 24-piece PDM Big Band. BELOW: Dinner at the Ball. More photos, from 2010 and 2011. top


Sponsorship


Kreab Gavin Anderson Worldwide
L'Anglophone: lux per nebulas

Annual Liberty Conference sponsored by New Direction Foundation.

For information about sponsorship, please contact us.


News

P.J. O'Rourke to Speak at 2011 Liberty Ball
14 APRIL 2010 Best-selling American author P.J. O'Rourke will speak at the 2011 Liberty Ball in Brussels, to be held in commemoration of Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday. Cited more than any living writer in The Penguin Dictionary of Humorous Quotations, Mr. O'Rourke is a best-selling author of of 14 books including Republican Party Reptile, Give War a Chance, and On the Wealth of Nations.
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2010 Photo Gallery, Speech Transcripts Now Available
10 MARCH 2010 BRUSSELS Photos of the 2010 Liberty Ball are now available from this link.

Click here to read transcripts of the speeches.


Contact Us

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