Celebrities Share Behind-the-Scenes Moments at White House Nordic State Dinner

PHOTO: Actor Kyle MacLachlan and wife Desiree Gruber attend the White House State Dinner, May 13, 2016.Kyle MacLachlan/Instagram
Kyle MacLachlan posted this photo of himself and his wife Desiree Gruber to his Instagram account on May 13, 2016 with the caption, "Getting in a little mayoral posing practice with my wife Desiree at the White House #nordicusasummit State dinner."

Celebrities with Nordic connections were invited to the White House State Dinner, which honored the leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, on Friday night.

Will Ferrell, whose wife Viveca Paulin is a native of Sweden, attended the dinner.

"We have a great connection with Sweden, we go there every summer," the actor told ABC News last night. "We thought it would be a unique opportunity."

Celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson, who was raised in Sweden, also attended along with "Scandal" star Bellamy Young, comedian Aziz Ansari, David Letterman, "black-ish" actress Tracee Ellis Ross, "Girls" actress Allison Williams, "Nashville" actress Connie Britton, comedian Billy Eichner and Swedish-American actor Joel Kinnaman, best known for his role on "House of Cards."

In between hobnobbing with Nordic leaders and listening to Demi Lovato treat dinner guests to her 2015 single "Stone Cold" during the evening's festivities, celebrities took to social media to share share behind-the-scenes photos.

A video posted by Sarah ? (@demilovatopicz2.0) on May 13, 2016 at 8:07pm PDT

Along with boyfriend, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel, model Miranda Kerr took to a different social media network to snap a selfie.

A photo posted by Miranda (@mirandakerr) on May 14, 2016 at 3:35am PDT

Actress Tracee Ellis Ross snuck off to the White House's Blue Room to snap a portrait of herself in a stunning floor-length white gown.

Actor Kyle Maclachlan and his wife Desiree Gruber both posted equally stunning pics on social media, documenting their very special date night.

Perfect night for the Nordic State dinner on the White House lawn? #NordicVisit

A photo posted by Desiree Gruber (@desireegruber) on May 13, 2016 at 7:06pm PDT

And while "Glamour" magazine editor-in-chief Cindi Leive shared a photo outside of the White House on Instagram, make up artist Bobbi Brown was spotted posing with comedian Aziz Ansari.

A photo posted by @cindi_leive on May 14, 2016 at 5:03am PDT

Nice to meet you #statedinner @azizansari

A photo posted by Bobbi Brown (@justbobbibrown) on May 13, 2016 at 8:32pm PDT

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