On December 14th Radisson Hotel Astana held the VII Winter Charity Ball with the support of “Nur Otan” party. The traditional charity ball takes place every year at the hotel to support orphans.
Since 2012, the Ball is held in conjunction with the charity fund “Bolashak”. Last year the ceremony collected 13 million Tenge.
At this year’s Ball triumphed a very special atmosphere: winter is the time of magic and fairy tales. The VII Winter Charity Ball reflected all wonders of winter season.
The President of the Association Bolashak, the First Deputy Chairman of Nur Otan party Bauyrzhan Baibek and General Manager of Radisson Hotel Astana and Park Inn by Radisson Astana Fedor Filimonov welcome the guests to the ball.
“We are honoured to welcome everyone at this great traditional event. Radisson Hotel Astana and Park Inn by Radisson Astana have always been actively involved in charity, and we are happy to open our doors to make a contribution to a good cause. – commented Fedor Filimonov.
Debutants traditionally opened the evening, performing classic polonaise. During the evening they delighted guests with dancing the Viennese waltz and incendiary rock ‘n’ roll. The evening continued with performances of Kazakhstani celebrities. Unusual show included the performances of well-known talented pianist – Oleg Pereverzev, famous dancing band «ChickFlick» and singer Aizhan Sultanova. Zhanar Dugalova, the winner of the international song contest “Turkvision 2014” sang for guests during the evening.
The culmination of the evening was an auction of paintings and art objects. Auctioned boxing gloves autographed by Gennady Golovkin, yellow T-shirt of the winner of “Tour de France” Vincenzo Nibali and original ball and T-shirt of FC “Arsenal” autographed by all stars of Mesut Ozil club were sold for the first minutes.
All funds raised during the Charity Winter Ball will support educational programs for orphanages and children from low-income families as part of the party project “Baқytty balalyқ.” The project “Baқytty balalyқ” – “Happy Childhood” – is aimed to create an enabling environment for social adaptation of orphans and children left without parental care.