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Viennese Ball Held in Kyiv Again
After a prolonged pause, the legendary Viennese Ball returns to Kyiv at last. It will be special, both in terms of the public status of the guests and debutants, and in terms of the created precedents.
Among the VIP guests are the representatives of the royal dynasty of Habsburg-Lothringen, Archduke of Austria Sandor Habsburg-Lothringen and his wife Princess Herta Margarete, Clovis Taittinger, the owner of the French Winery “Tattinger”, Кeith Holman, the designer of Michael Jackson, Mary Wilson, a famous American signer, invited famous expatriate Ukrainians. The Ball will be ceremonially opened by the Mayors of Vienna and Kyiv, Michael Häupl and Vitali Klitschko.
The artistic program of the Ball will be formed by Herman Makarenko, the Honored Artist of Ukraine, Ambassador of the Ukrainian Culture, and will be performed by “Kyiv-Classic” Orchestra, opera and ballet stars, famous musicians from all over the world. Over 400 persons are involved in the process of organization; those are choreographers, musicians, designers, photographers, specialists in floral décor, managers, decorators, and technical services.
The Charity Viennese Ball will be held on 27 and 28 October in the Hall of Columns of the Kyiv City State Administration.
Traditionally, all Viennese Balls are opened by debutants. There are many famous personalities among them: singers Oleksandr and Volodymyr Borysenko, Myata and Lavika, professional dancer Lana Tigrana, Tymur Miroshnychenko, the host of the Eurovision, anchorpersons Viacheslav Solomka and Roza Al-Namri, designer Irina Marchuk and a popular Latvian singer and showman Markus Riva. The hostess of the Ball will be Lilia Rebryk, a TV star. Practicing sessions with debutants will be held under the guidance of choreographer Andrii Dykyi.
The funds gathered from the charity auctions at the Kyiv Ball will be allocated for the development of the Center for Social Rehabilitation of Children with Disabilities – such assistance is required by over 8 ths. people annually only in the capital.
Apart from that, for the first time ever in the history of such classical European events, the children’s Viennese ball will be held. As an analog of the one for adults. Children who are winners in talent shows, international contests, children’s Eurovision, children of famous personalities, as well as special guests – children who are pupils of the Center for Social Rehabilitation, will participate in it, all of them receive training in dancing.