By Lazaro Medeiros
It happened in Los Angeles, one of the most important music awards, the American Music Awards! This year, the big winner of the 45th Edition was Bruno Mars with seven awards, including the “Artist of the year”.
The night featured musical performances from Pink, Kelly Clarkson, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mari, Niall Horan and Christina Aguilera tribute to Whitney Houston. The Emphasis on Diana Ross, who received from her daughter, actress Tracee Ellis Ross (and host of the event), a unique prize by the set of her musical work. The diva spoke alongside her family and sang a medley with some of her greatest hits. Also awarded, Lady Gaga (Favorite Pop female artist), Coldplay (Tour of the year), Shawn Mari (Adult Contemporary music artist favorite), Niall Horan (Artist of the year), with the hit “Despacito”.
By Lazaro Medeiros
amfAR and its success. amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, is one of the world’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education, and advocacy. Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $480 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide.
Celebrated Halloween as the Official Wine & Spirits Partner of The Fabulous Fund Fair Benefitting the Naked Heart Foundation and amfAR New York, NY October 29, 2017. Moët Hennessy, the Naked Heart Foundation and amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, joined forces for the first time to hold a magnificent Halloween edition of The Fabulous Fund Fair in New York City. This was a fabulous fun-filled frightful carnival complete with whimsical stalls, games, amusements, luxury prizes, celebrity hosts, cocktails, champagne and delectable treats. With Moët Hennessy’s support, amfAR has been able to fund 18 Innovation grants to scientific teams that include 74 scientists in all, as well as invest in game-changing, multi-year projects like the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research, the only consortium of its kind in the world.
The 24th annual amfAR Gala Cannes raised more than $20 million last night in support of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and its pursuit of a cure for HIV/AIDS. The star-studded black-tie event, held at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, France, during the Cannes Film Festival, was presented by Harry Winston and Bold Films. Event Chairs in attendance included Jessica Chastain, Dustin, and Lisa Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Diane Kruger, Eva Longoria, Carine Roitfeld, Harvey Weinstein, amfAR Chairman of the Board Kenneth Cole, amfAR Global Fundraising Chairman Milutin Gatsby, Len Blavatnik, and amfAR Trustee Vincent Roberti.
VIP guests such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Smith, Diana Ross, David Beckham, Dionne Warwick, Uma Thurman, Adrien Brody, Jean Paul Gaultier, Irina Shayk, Karolína Kurková, Bella Hadid, among many others. Event Chairs Nicole Kidman and Dustin Hoffman opened the evening by welcoming guests, noting that their presence “keeps the fight against AIDS in the global spotlight, reminding the world that we can and must end this deadly epidemic that has already claimed more than 35 million lives.” Eva Longoria after thanked the event’s sponsors introduced amfAR Chairman of the Board Kenneth Cole. He stressed that “ending AIDS is not a fantasy, it is a goal within our reach,” mentioned that in less than three years amFar had awarded grants totaling close to $40 million to support HIV cure-focused research. Conducted by more than 150 scientists working at 55 institutions in 10 countries around the world.
The Foundation for AIDS Research is one of the world’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to the aid of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education, and advocacy. Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $480 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide.
Moët Hennessy, Official Wine and Spirits Partner, of amfAR Gala Los Angeles, California, October 14, 2017 –Moët Hennessy was proud to participate in the 8th annual amfAR Gala Los Angeles as a Signature Sponsor and as Official Wine and Spirits Partner of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. Throughout the evening, guests enjoyed champagne, wine, and spirits from Moët Hennessy’s prestigious portfolio. In one of the highlights of the night, Belvedere Vodka offered a personalized Belvedere Bespoke Silver Saber magnum for each guest who pledged $500 or more to amfAR. To further support amfAR’s fundraising, Moët Hennessy offered a one-of-a-kind, live-auction lot explicitly created for amfAR Gala Los Angeles, an Australian Wine Excursion with Cape Mentelle.
THE PINK RIBBON TURNS 25: WINFIELD HOUSE LIT PINK TO CELEBRATE THE ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES UK’S BREAST CANCER CAMPAIGN 25 YEAR MILESTONE. The American Ambassador to the United Kingdom honors the 25th Anniversary of the Pink Ribbon and the Breast Cancer Movement. Last October the Ambassador welcomed the President of Estée Lauder during a cocktail party to commemorate the Breast Cancer Awareness support by its company and the creation of the iconic pink ribbon by late Evelyn H. Lauder. The Event hosted by Robert Wood Johnson and his wife took place at Winfield- Embassy in the UK. With the presence of Evelyn’s son, William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and Elizabeth Hurley, Global Ambassador for The Breast Cancer Campaign.
William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., continues to honor the legacy of his late mother. A worldwide campaing initiated by Evelyn Lauder to drive awareness, and helping to eliminate the cultural barriers to the prevention of breast cancer 25 years ago.
In Williams Lauder speech “ I am continuously humbled and energized by the passion and care exhibited by our employees and the tireless dedication of our partners—whose work is getting us closer to a global cure. As a Company, our commitment has not and will not waver.”
By Lazaro Madeiros.
About amFar. The Foundation for AIDS Research is one of the world’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education, and advocacy. Since 1985, amFar has invested $480 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide. The amFar New York Gala is one of New York City’s most successful and high-profile AIDS benefits.
Moët Hennessy is the Official and Exclusive Wine and Spirits Partner for amFar events around the world and is proud to continue this global partnership throughout 2017. With the presence of personalities such as Donatella Versace and Scarlett Johansson among so many others, it was again a great success!
By Lazaro Madeiros.
The amFar, Foundation that researches the cure for AIDS, held the seventh edition of the Brazilian traditional your charity ball, in São Paulo. The place chosen was, again, the very stylish residence of businessman Dinho Diniz. Kate Moss was the master of ceremonies; the event led by Pip show, charity auction and tribute to artist Vik Muniz. Among the guests, were Katie Holmes, Bruna Majmudar, Marina Ruy Barbosa, Julian Lennon and Cauã Reymond. A luxury!
By Lazaro Madeiros.
Glamor and daring! Another edition of the traditional dance of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York brought together personalities from the fashion and entertainment. Extravagant looks invaded the red carpet event that brought Gisele Bundchen, Tom Brady, Katy Perry, Anna Wintour and Pharrell Williams as hosts.
This year’s big Honoree was the Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons. Keep the clicks of the Met Gala.
The Porsche Design Tower Miami, one of the world’s most highly-anticipated luxury high rise developments, has come to life, creating an unmistakable architectural and engineering masterpiece. Gil Dezer, president of Dezer Development and Jan Becker, CEO of Porsche Design Group commemorated the Grand Opening of the first-of-its-kind Porsche Design Tower with an exclusive event on March 18 in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida. (more…)
Dubai – 5 November 2016 – Under the patronage of HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the 12th edition of the prestigious Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge concluded today with a 9-6 win for Zedan Polo. Their opponents in this final were Habtoor Polo, headed up by Mohammed Al Habtoor. HRH Princess Haya presented the impressive Cartier trophy to the Zedan team patrons Amr Zedan and Rashid Bin Drai. Cartier’s VIP guest Alessandra Ambrosio had earlier introduced the most valuable La Martina’s player; Santiago Romero.
She also presented the Cartier Best Playing Pony Rug and a saddle to Mohammed Al Habtoor’s Sasha, played by Habtoor Polo’s Tommy Iriarte. The Event with 600 Cartier guests and the presence of HRH Princess Haya also accompanied by HRH Princess Azemah of Brunei was a success. Also the presence of VIP people such as Alessandra Ambrosio, Jerome Metzger, Retail Director Cartier Middle East and India and Ali Albwardy the founder of the Desert Palm Resort and Polo Club – is the home of Cartier polo in Dubai since 2006.
It is the first time that Cartier has hosted its acclaimed Dubai Polo Challenge tournament in November. The four 8-goal teams took part this week, featuring players from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, England, Brunei, Scotland, Argentina, and Spain. A challenge competition with an incredible success!
By Lazaro Medeiros
The classic is back! Chanel opened the doors of the Ritz Hotel, in the French capital, to introduce the new collection of Métiers dart, titled Paris Cosmopolite.
Designed by Karl Lagerfeld, the pieces inspired by the fashion of the years 20’s and 30’s when Coco Chanel (the creator of the brand) was at the height of her career. Another curiosity was the place chosen. Newly opened after four years of renovations, the hotel was the residence of the stylist for almost three decades. Among the names that paraded, the tops Guy Delevingne and Pharrell Williams.
By Lazaro Medeiros
Brazil Foundation held another edition of its traditional gala ball, this time in the House Fasano, in São Paulo. Julia Goldani Telles and Snowwhite have been the masters of ceremony for the event which featured a charity auction. During the event, the guests assist the concerts of Paula Lima and Bixiga 70.
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