- 21 Dec 2018 12:02 PM
Students from the Budapest Music Academy, and the children's choir of the German School Budapest, all enchanted guests with magical Christmas melodies.
After what guests said was an excellent four-course-menu served by the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus, the Cool Miners Band invited everyone onto the dance floor.
This festive event also included a traditional raffle for charitable purposes, this year supporting:
The Magic Lamp Foundation - which has been fulfilling the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses since 2003 - received the receipts of the raffle tickets sold during the evening: HUF 350,000.
The DWC would like to say thank you to this year's event main sponsors. Like last year, the Christmas party was organized with the kind support of Lurdy Ház Kft. and GOBERT Tax & Legal.
A big thank you also goes out to all partners who also supported with their raffle donations:
ALDI Magyarország Élelmiszer Bt., Audi Hungaria Zrt., Bike & Relax, Domus Vinorum Borház, DWC Sektion Pécs, Ferger-Módos Szekszárdi Borászat, Gundel Restaurant, Henkel Hungary Kft., Kempinski Hotel Corvinus, Lurdy Ház Kft., Marriott Hotel Budapest, Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary Kft., Norbert Ebert, Oberbank AG Magyarországi Fióktelep, Pierre Lang, Porsche Hungaria Kereskedelmi Kft., Robert Bosch Kft., Sauska, Siemens Zrt., Stiftung Wunderlampe, Trigo Group, Zwack Unicum.
In particular, two exceptional prizes raised great interest: OGI Europe - first-class training provider for middle and senior management - offered a place for one person in one of the most prestigious training courses in Europe worth EUR 2,300.
Another exclusive gift raised money for charity in an auction was a jersey with the signature of László Nagy, Hungarian star handball player. László personally handed over the prize to the happy new owner, who paid HUF 150,000 which goes to the International Children’s Safety Service.
Photos by Marcus Schirrmacher-Gavallér for XpatLoop.com
Marcus has been a professional photographer for the last 10 years. With a well-equipped studio in Budapest, he focuses on portrait and event photography, offers photography classes, and takes part in international shoots in cities like New York and London and in Germany.