|By PR Newswire||
|March 23, 2014 07:29 AM EDT||
-- Weltweite philanthropische Veranstaltung zur Förderung des Bewusstseins und Aufbringung von Mitteln für Wasserthemen
LAS VEGAS, 23. März 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anlässlich der Feier des Weltwassertages (22. März) wurden acht der in Las Vegas beheimateten Produktionen des Cirque du Soleil bei der zweiten jährlichen One Night for ONE DROP [Eine Nacht für ONE DROP] am Freitag, dem 21. März, im Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas zu EINER Veranstaltung zusammengeführt. Diese auf eine Nacht beschränkte, philanthropische Veranstaltung zugunsten von ONE DROP – der vom Gründer des Cirque du Soleil, Guy Laliberte, ins Leben gerufenen gemeinnützigen Organisation – trug zur Bewusstseinssteigerung und Mittelbeschaffung für Wasserfragen in der gesamten Welt bei.
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„Im Jahr 2014 gibt es noch immer mindestens 780 Millionen Menschen auf der Welt, die keinen sicheren und dauerhaften Zugriff auf Wasserversorgung haben", erklärte Laliberte. „Es ist eines der dringendsten Probleme unseres Planeten, aber es sind nachhaltige Lösungen verfügbar, wenn es uns gelingt, unsere Bemühungen und Ressourcen zu konzentrieren."
Zu den Highlights zählte die tief empfundene Darstellung der berühmten Vokalgruppe The Tenors, die gemeinsam mit über 100 talentierten Künstlern des Cirque du Soleil die Botschaft „ONE THOUGHT, ONE WORLD" [Eine Idee, eine Welt] als Metapher für die Zeit und ihre Auswirkungen auf die Gesellschaft überbrachten. Ebenso traten bei der von Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar geschaffenen und geleiteten Großveranstaltung die Violinistin und YouTube-Sensation Lindsey Stirling, „America's Best Dance Crew" Season 6 Champions IaMmE Crew, und der preisgekrönte Sprechkünstler IN-Q auf.
Unter der Prominenz, die an der Blue Carpet Event des Abends im Moorea Beach Club teilnahm, waren der Gründer und CEO des Cirque du Soleil, Guy Laliberte, ONE DROP CEO, Catherine B. Bachand, Kyle Richards, Mauricio Umansky und Camille Grammer von „ Real Housewives of Beverly Hills", TV-Moderatorin Holly Madison, die bekannte Rock Band Blues Traveler, Mary Wilson von The Supremes, New York Times Bestsellerautorin und Komikerin von „Chelsea Lately", Heather McDonald, Brendan Fitzpatrick und Morgan Stewart von „Rich Kids of Beverly Hills", die weltbekannt Tanzgruppe Jabbawockeez, der UFC Hall of Famer, Forrest Griffin, der Gewinner von The Ultimate Fighter Season 10, Roy „Big Country" Nelson, die Bürgermeisterin von Las Vegas, Carolyn Goodman, und Oscar Goodman, der Illusionist Criss Angel, die Olympiagoldmedaillengewinnerinnen im Rudern aus den USA, Esther Lofgren und Susan Francia, die bekannte „Kuss"-Künstlerin Natalie Irish, der Starköchin, Susan Feniger (Border Grill), die Darsteller von Thunder from Down Under, die Mädchen aus Fantasy, DJ 88 sowie Tänzer des Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.
One Night for ONE DROP ist eine Gemeinschaftsveranstaltung von Cirque du Soleil und MGM Resorts International, zu dessen Resorts auch das Mandalay Bay gehört. Die Einnahmen dienen der Unterstützung der weltweiten Programme für den Zugang zu sicherem Wasser und Bildung von ONE DROP. Ein Teil der Einnahmen des Abends kommt ebenfalls der Las Vegas Springs Preserve und deren laufenden Bemühungen bei Wasserschutz und nachhaltigem Leben im Las Vegas Valley zugute.
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