“Hope for Haiti-India Cares,” charity art auction, Grand Hyatt, Mumbai, 21 March 2010

The devastation caused by the strongest earthquake in Haiti in 200 years, on January 12 of this year was by far one of the most tragic calamities ever seen, much of the capital city of Port-au-Prince been destroyed with over 230,000 people dead and numbers still counting.

With over 40% of Haiti’s population below the age of 14, one of the biggest challenges being faced is that of rehabilitation of children. 1 million childlren have lost either one or both parents.

Hope for Haiti – India Cares is a fund raising initiative, spearheaded by Paul Folmsbee – Consul General of USA in Mumbai, Francois Pujolas – Consul General of France in Mumbai, Gul Kripalani – President-Indian Merchant’s Chamber and Kaveer Shahani – Founder & CEO, Groove Temple Entertainment.

Sunday, March 21, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai

7.00pm Cocktails

7.45pm Prem Joshua & Band – New Guru of World Fusion MusicĀ

8.15pm Art Auction

9.15pm Shiamak Davar – Guru of Modern Contemporary DanceĀ

9.45pm Buffet Dinner at the Courtyard & Special Celebrity Dinner at the Grand Salon Limited to 50 persons only, fast selling out!


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