The White House State Dinner: Hail To The Chiefs

by Chiara Atik · May 20, 2010

[Photo by Jonathan Ernst via WaPo]

President Barack Obama and President Felipe Calderon of Mexico pose for photographers while their wives, Margarita Zavala and Michelle Obama follow behind them at last night's State Dinner honoring Mexico.-

President Obama addresses the crowd at the State Dinner.

President Obama and Margarita Zavala raise their glasses to a toast by President Calderon...even though IT'S BAD LUCK TO TOAST WITH WATER, BARACK!!!!

President Calderon gives a speech.

The place settings, which you can read about in further detail HERE.

[All photos via Washington Post]

Michelle Obama

[Photos via Vogue Italia]

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