Fifty years ago, on January 27, 1964, guided by a visionary spirit and extraordinary political courage, General de Gaulle and President Mao Tse Tung opened the way for exchanges between China and France. France thus became the first major Western country to establish diplomatic relations with Beijing.
With over 30 years of savoir-faire and creativity, F.P.Journe is the Official Watchmaker of France-China 50 to represent excellence in the field of haute horology. F.P.Journe has designed the commemorative watches - an exclusive edition of the Octa Automatique Lune in Platinum with a novel blue dial adorned with the F.P.Journe logo interwoven with that of France-China 50 - and an unique version of the élégante in Platinum with a translucent Jade dial created in homage to China. These two watches will be presented at several commemorative events in France and in China.
Wednesday March 26 ; François-Paul Journe is invited to the official dinner given by the French President François Hollande at the Elysée for the Chinese President Xi Jinping’s official visit in France.