Selasa, 03 Januari 2012

Breguet The first wristwatch

The exhibition celebrates 200 years since the creation of the first wristwatch made in the history of watchmaking and commissioned Breguet to Caroline Murat Bonaparte , Napoleon's sister and Queen of Naples, in 1810 and handed over to the sovereign in 1812. In addition, the House of Breguet takes this opportunity to celebrate 10 years of leading the life of his collection dedicated to the female, a collection bearing the emblematic name of "Reine de Naples." A fervent admirer of Abraham-Louis Breguet watches, the Queen of Naples harbored a passion for his creations and commissioned a number of watches, including the first one on the wrist. Unavailable until now, the clock at No. 2639 for Caroline Murat is a real enigma. No private or public collection records their presence, but a thorough search in the archives of the House of Breguet has made it possible to reconstruct the history of this watch as it was and when he was born of historical importance.

Exposure of the Cite du Temps immerse visitors in a g and exquisitely feminine, and allows you to retrace step by step the history of that object and precious mysteries that accompany it. Discover how you configure the current collection Reine de Naples Breguet and fascinating, because it puts us in touch with an old tradition and its contemporary interpretation. The collection Reine de Naples and unquestionably a work of art, a perfect example of harmonious synthesis between aesthetic beauty and technical virtuosity. A selection of exceptional pieces of fine jewelry complete the exhibition. With his hymn to femininity, Breguet proves once again that in each of his creations emerges a sense of beauty and the boldness with which the House is looking to the future. Montreux Jazz Festival 2011 The year 2011 was a year of great celebration for the Montreux Jazz Festival : it marked the 45 th edition of an event that is unmatched in the music scene five years and an exceptional adventure, that of Parmigiani Fleurier , the main sponsor of the event partners and only watch the festival. Parmigiani Fleurier's commitment with the festival was founded in 2007. This musical partnership has always aimed to maintain a closer relationship with the public at the Maison, which allows to make more understandable the image and that its Haute Horlogerie Swiss Fleurier.

The presence of the Montreux Festival Parmigiani In the sixteen-day festival bears the mark was divided on several fronts: in addition to the activity sponsor was present near the main entrance a "meeting point" in which the time was viewed by a legendary watch Kalpa. In addition, this year Parmigiani has also committed to supporting the Montreux Jazz TV. The picture is completed with the presence of the balloon and Parmigiani catamaran that sailed the skies and waters of the lake near the stage. Parmigiani and young talent In collaboration with Claude Nobs and Fondation2 - who has behind him more than 40 editions of the event, the House of Fleurier has supported the " SOLO PIANO COMPETITION PARMIGIANI ", a unique competition that brings together the best hope of the future of jazz . This year we have entered the competition almost forty young professional jazz pianists - under 30 years - from about twenty countries. The fifteen semi-finalists selected have played in Montreux during the festival. The winner was awarded a Kalpa MJF 2011 .

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