AVFO (American Vietnamese Friendship Organization) ~ STEINWAY ~ BAVE BENEFIT CONCERT with performance by "CHOSAN"
Thursday, July 6, 2006, 6PM, Steinway Hall, 109 West 57th Street, NYC-- AVFO ~ STEINWAY ~ BAVE BENEFIT CONCERT. LANSON Champagnes sponsored Cocktails and Hors D' Oeuvres were served between 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. This was followed by Short Speeches by Philanthropist, Mr. Henry Buhl (A.C.E.) who was also a benefactor of this special evening; Mr. Barry Cohen, Rabin Medical Center, RMC Mr. Le Luong Minh, H.E. Ambassador of Vietnam to the United Nations Ms. Betsy Rosenfield, Business Alliance For Vietnamese Education (BAVE). At 7:15 PM, the highlight of the evening was a Piano Recital by AVFO Founder, CHOSAN (Nguyen Thi Chau-Giang) which included both Classical & Chosans' songs. There was a moment of silence to honor memory of our late neighbor & friend Roffredo Gaetani. At 9:00 PM, benefactors, patrons, sponsors and guests bid on Auction Art Works created by Artists/Friends of Chosan. MCs for the evening were Mrs. Meera Gandhi & Mrs. Lucia Hwong-Gordon; Lars Hjalmar-Wide, H.E. Ambassador/ Swedish Chief de Cabinet to the UN. Proceeds from this Event will benefit The Hanoi School of Music and Fine Arts In the Acquisition of a Steinway D Concert Grand Piano. PHOTO CREDIT: ©Manhattan Society.com 2006 by Gregory Partanio |tel:718.614.7740 |e-mail: PrinceGregory@manhattansociety.comRead More