Thank you for supporting the 2018 Charity Gala. The event was a huge success and we are delighted to tell you that we raised a whopping 5.6 million Czech Krowns. This makes 2018 ourmost successful gala ever.
We owe a huge part of this success to our generous sponsors, many of whom support us year after year, and to the fabulous team at Mlynec.
We are extremely grateful for your kind donations and will work closely with our charities to ensure that all the money raised is put to good use.
In 2019, we will work with the following charities:
Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University Hospital Motol: Our donations will be used to purchase specialist equipment to help both the diagnosis and treatment of children with cancer.
Diakonie Center: Diakonie supports people with mental, physical and multiple disabilities and their families. Our donations will be used to improve the environment and purchase specialist equipment.
Beroun Children’s Home: Beroun is a residential home for complex needs children. Our contributions will fund horse-riding lessons, swimming lessons, pet therapy, music therapy and trips to the salt caves.
Skiing for the disabled: Charity Gala donations will be used to train instructors and fund courses for disabled adults and children.
Faculty Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady: Charity Gala supports work with newborn babies. Our donations will be used to purchase surgical equipment for oncology patients.
Dedina Center:Dedina offers a support system for adults with impaired vision. Our money will be used to support a program aimed at fostering greater independence.
Broken Silence Foundation: Broken Silence supports deaf children after their cochlear implant surgery. Gala funds will be invested in surgical equipment for Motol ORL and to support families of newly diagnosed children.
We will update you throughout the year on our progress and you are very welcome to visit any of our charities with us.
All the very best for a happy and healthy year ahead.
Charity Gala Committee
Elizabeth Neale, Paula Hessenberger, Grace Wilkinson, Blanka Smith, Anke Weber, Karen Feldman, Kate Sellers, Clare Mazzotti, Jo Demirel, Dana Duffill and Gill Maguire
A lucky winner will get FOUR VIP tickets to the Red Bull Air Racein Budapest on 13-14 July 2019.
The Red Bull Air Race sees pilots fly through a low-level racetrack in the fastest possible time in an attempt to win races and claim the overall World Championship title.
As one of the most popular locations for the race, the Hungarian capital always pulls in a monumental crowd to witness the racing action.
The winner will enjoy unrivalled views of the race track from a terrace whilst experiencing the five-star service of Red Bull’s Sky Lounge package which includes a gourmet menu and dedicated waiter service to keep your drinks topped up all day.
In addition to having the best seats in the house, an electrifying atmosphere, first-class service and exquisite catering, you’ll also get access to the pilots, race teams and race planes.
Red Bull Air Race Hungary, 13-14 July 2019
Sky Lounge VIP+ access for two people
Complimentary gourmet food and drinks throughout the day
VIP access to the pilots, race teams and race planes
Access to the Red Bull Air Race After Party
Two nights accommodation in Budapest
PLUS a 10,000 CZK voucher for Mlynec Restaurant in Prague.
If you’re looking for an experience that money simply cannot buy then get ready to bid for this incredible prize in the Charity Gala Live Auction.
Win a VIP day for four at the invite-only Casa Serena Chateau and Golf Resort.
Casa Serena is located just an hour’s drive from Prague, close to the historical town of Kutná Hora. The private course is used exclusively by the executives and guests of Foxconn and we are delighted to be able to offer it to you.
It is considered to be one of the best golf courses in the Czech Republic and has been a popular stop on the European Senior Tour for the last ten years.
Your VIP package includes:
All day catering including breakfast, in-game snack and dinner after the game
Golf memorabilia including Gallaway caps, golf umbrellas and golf balls.
You will also win two three hour player assessments from Golf Academy.
Casa Serena was a hugely popular prize last year and we’re very excited to be able to offer it to you again in our Silent Auction. Golfers get ready to swing into action and place your bids on Saturday night!
We are excited to be able to offer you a two-hotel luxury stay in Dubai with Jumeirah, a beautiful Jimmy Choo handbag, a Guerlain facial voucher and dinner in Bellevue.
Four Nights with Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts
We have two nights for two people at two luxurious Jumeirah hotels in Dubai.
Juneirah Al Qasr, Dubai
Designed in the style of a Sheikh’s summer residence, a majestic experience welcomes you to Jumeirah Al Qasr. Guest rooms are decorated in traditional Arabian style and have stunning views to the sea
Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf, Dubai
Set amongst tranquil gardens, waterways, exclusive pools and Madinat Jumeirah’s private beach, the summerhouses of Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf offer elegant and spacious guest rooms and courtyards, personalised and generous butler service and an understated Arabian luxury experience.
Dubai’s longest private beach is only steps away, as well as the many facilities within Madinat Jumeirah Resort. Guests of both hotels have unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark.
Lockett Petite Paloma Bag by Jimmy Choo
Jimmy Choo’s Lockett Petite shoulder bag is a real statement piece. The chain shoulder strap adds a distinct edge so wear it full length on the shoulder for the full effect.
Vintage etched metallic spazzolato
Adjustable chain strap with knot
Push lock closure with Jimmy Choo logo
Interior embossed Jimmy Choo logo
1 main compartment
Bag Measures: L 21 x H 15 x W 6cm
Made in Italy
This package also includes a Guerlain facialvoucher and a 10,000 CZK voucher for Bellevue restaurant in Prague.
Available in the Live Auction on Saturday night. Let battle commence!
Win four tickets to the Opening Night of She Persisted by the English National Ballet at Sadler’s Wells, London on Thursday 4th April 2019.
She Persisted is an all-female choreography programme.
It tells three iconic stories and shows three bold works on and by women.
Broken Wings Iconic painter Frida Kahlo is the heroine of Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Broken Wings, a colourful ballet full of warmth and passion. Based on Kahlo’s life and art, it is “a marvellous image of creativity and power” (The Independent).
Nora Stina Quagebeur choreographs her first work for the main stage. Nora is inspired by the lead character in Henrik Ibsen’s play A Doll’s House, a woman on the path to independence.
Le Sacre du printemps(The Rite of Spring) Pina Bausch’s production features 13 male and 13 female dancers on a stage covered in soil. Dancing the selection and sacrifice of a terrified victim, it is as gut-wrenching and galvanising as Stravinsky’s score, performed live by English National Ballet Philharmonic. Le Sacre du printemps returns following sold out performances in 2017.
Cashmere from Winser London
Continuing the London theme we have a luxurious and soft cashmere jumper from Winser London.
Everyone on the Charity Gala committee has fallen in love with this piece!
A lucky Charity Gala winner can spend a day on the set of Whiskey Cavalier courtesy of Stillking Films, enjoy a degustation menu with friends at Kampa Park and sample three carefully selected cases of fine wine.
Extra on set for Whiskey Cavalier
Whiskey Cavalier is a high-octane, action dramedy that follows the adventures of tough but tender FBI super-agent Will Chase (codename: “Whiskey Cavalier”), played by Scott Foley. Go behind the scenes and experience life as an actor for a day.
Champagne Cruise on the Vltava with Dinner at Kampa Park
Kampa Park Restaurant has once again generously donated a champagne cruise on “Galatea” for eight guests, followed by a five-course degustations menu with wine pairing.
Three cases of fine wine
The winner will also get three cases of top notch wine:
Magnums Griffon de Baron 2015
Petit Figeac 2014
This fabulous package will be available in our Live Auction on Saturday. Get ready to place your bid.