November 5th & 6th 2010
Magic of Persia is privileged to host a spectacular Fundraising Gala in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research, U.A.E.
This event is made possible by the continued generosity of our renowned donating artists, the incomparable designs of Ali Bakhtiar and the support of our auction partner, Christie’s. Distinguished guests will enjoy a traditional evening of Persian music and dance, and dine under the stars in the Palm Gardens of The Yas Hotel, Abu Dhabi, home of Formula One.
Funds raised will go to Magic of Persia Educational Programmes and Art Initiatives. Beneficiaries also include The Future Centre for Special Needs, Abu Dhabi; Delfina Foundation Residencies, London; and The Saatchi Gallery Educational Workshops for Children, London.
A Small Sample of Art Auction
White Night Musical Event, Royal Mirage Htl, Dubai, 5th Nov – $200 pp
Charity Art Auction & Gala Dinner, Abu Dhabi, 6th November – $350 pp
To book both nights – $500 pp
Magic of Persia (MOP), a non-profit, non-political charity registered in the UK, educates young people on the value and unique contribution of Persian culture to society. MOP achieves its mission through the development and promotion of education and communication programmes, in partnership with world-class institutions. The programmes are designed to foster cultural enrichment, which will improve global understanding and harmony across religious and cultural divides. All these are especially relevant today when it has never been more important to learn, empower, communicate and respect achievements and history across cultures.