The gala is organized by LuisaViaRoma's Executive Director, Andrea Panconesi, Unicef Italy's Executive Director Paolo Rozera and Fundraising President Tommaso Chiara.The event is produced by Andy Boose and Stefan Santoni, ISG / International Society Group.
Entitled "Summer Gala", the second edition of the event will host the performances of Dame Shirley Bassey and Ellie Goulding, among other artists such as Christopher Walken, Georgia Fowler, Elsa Hosk... There will also be a direct auction of art objects, luxury items and more presented by Alexander Gilkes as well as an "after-party".
Funds raised during the event will go to UNICEF activities aiming to provide care and protection to children in need around the globe. On a daily basis, Unicef helps these children by bringing them food, protecting them from conflicts, seeking to provide safe shelter after natural disasters etc.. Last year's edition was successful, raising two million euros.
Andrea Panconesi, LuisaViaroma's Executive director states:We must not forget that there is no future without children. Children are children and we are here for them. Only by working together and joining forces can we make a difference.