During the ball, 6000 euro charity grant was collected for the use of international society “EVENTUS” who will organize the participation of talented children from Latvia at the 3rd international festival of children’s choreographic performances in Berlin later this year.
The Baltic Ball is a charity event.
International Society and Training Center “EVENTUS” have been working since 2005 as a training center and organizer of international cultural and
educational projects related to choreography of the highest professional level.
The mission of the Society is to pay attention to each little person, helping to develop his potential and support the family, to help the dream to become a reality.
Among the projects: “Children and Youth international choreography competition ”Riga spring” , “International Children’s Fairytale Ballet Festival” – in Riga, ” On the banks of the Neva River ” choreography festival in St. Petersburg,” International festival of children’s performances” in Berlin, whose participants are dance schools, studios and ballet academies from more than 25 countries all over the world. It is important to mention that among members of the jury there are such world ballet stars as Zita Errs, Guzel Apanaeva, Yuri Petukhov, Philip Lorma, Marek Rozycki, Nina Ananiashvili, Andrey Litvinov and many others.
The Society has established a system of long-term cooperation with state choreography schools, including the Riga Choreography School.
The funds raised at the charity tombola during the second Baltic Charity Ball will give an opportunity to talented and gifted children from Latvia take part in “the 3rd International Festival of children’s ballet performance” in Berlin, together with collectives from France, Germany, Spain, Latvia and Russia. The festival will feature six charity ballet performances in early December – a real miracle on the Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
The First Baltic Charity Ball grant of 10 000 euros was donated to the Riga Choreography School.
Riga Choreography School has been promoting dance art in Latvia for more than 75 years.
Among graduates of Riga Choreography School there are such well-known names in the world as Maris Liepa, Alexander Godunov and Mikhail Baryshnikov.