In 2017, the Polish-French Grand Charity Gala was created.The award ceremony took place on April 21, 2017 at the Mercure Gdynia Hotel.
This is an unusual, Tri-City event that gathered people with big hearts who, with their support and commitment, wanted to join in helping the terminally ill children of the Gdynia hospice.
Guests from the world of Polish and French culture, art, entertainment and business. Shows, performances, tastings, concert – are a substitute for the events that took place as part of the 1st Polish – French Great Charity Gala organized to support the charges of the hospice in Gdynia – Bursztynowa Przystań.
The French Ambassador Pierre Lévy took the honorary patronage of the Gala.
The event took place at the Mercure Gdynia Centrum Hotel, where the gala was hosted by Grażyna Dziegielewska – Kocken, producer of French television TF1 and Igor Michalski, director of the Music Theater in Gdynia.
The event was honored by the presence of honorary guests: the Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Conrad Bruch, I counselor at the French Embassy Sylvain Guiaugue, President of Gdynia Wojciech Szczurek, Erick Salwa, president of the French Association Abroad, Guillaume de Colonges, president of Carrefour, lawyer Tomasz Kopoczyński, honorary consul The Principality of Luxembourg and Anna Maruszeczko, editor-in-chief of Beauty of Life.
Models from the Malva Models agency presented the Abstraction Fashion Art Krajewscy collection of evening dresses from Ewa and Piotr Krajewski’s ateliers, as well as wonderful jewelry by Anja Coraletti – a brand created by Anna Stankiewicz – Ostaszewska. The presented collection was accompanied by pianist Artur Sychowski, who is unique in his artistry. Katarzyna Mątewskia and her team from the Pomeranian College of Visual Arts were responsible for makeup and styling.
The evening was complemented by performances by artists. The actors of the Musical Theater in Gdynia presented songs from the performance “Notre Damme de Paris”. Afterwards Magdalena Soszyńska, a famous dancer From the “Dancing with the Stars” program, took everyone to the dance floor together with Cheerleaders Gdynia and Rarytas Band.
Małgorzata and Marcin Kiełt and Grupa Możliwe took us into the atmosphere of Parisian streets.
The band of Beata Komorek from Howinnga took care of the media, graphics and artistic setting.