Gala Dinner at Villa St George in Cannes
The Horyou Foundation hosted a Gala Dinner at the Villa Saint Georges on May 20 amid the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
The Gala, dedicated to raising funds to support a wide range of endeavors for social good, gathered an important group of esteemed guests of honor and also featured artistic performances and a live auction.
Renowned three-star Michelin chef Marc Veyrat treated the gala attendees to an intricate menu of his creation while such guests of honor as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Marisa Berenson and Dr. Georges Bwelle, an altruist and CNN Hero, shared their experiences.
Many other proponents of social good attended this exciting event. Live entertainment included famous pianist Chow Ching Ling – a guest of honor – and flutist Wang Wei. Following dinner, a live auction was conducted under the hammer of Pierre Cornette de Saint Cyr. Among the artwork featured in the auction were paintings by Ghass, Andrei Sharov, Nikolai Dubovik, Christina Oiticica and Jiang Shanqing, as well as a sculpture by Ma Tse Lin.