The Bali Ball 2013 ‘The Best of Bali’, Hailed as the Best Bali Ball Yet
Thank you to all who sponsored, supported and attended the third annual Bali Ball on Friday 16th August, for making it a wonderful event. The spectacular evening, which is being hailed as the best Bali Ball yet, has raised over a staggering IDR 1,200,000,000 so far and is still accepting donations.
Kick-starting with a glamorous cocktail reception and fireworks at Woosky, the event’s 125 guests were treated to a five-course meal with wines in the W’s Great Room. A speech by CNN Hero of the Year 2011 and founder of Bumi Sehat, Robin Lim, was interspersed by performances from mesmerizing UK jazz singer Kitty La Roar and band who included renowned bassist Ito Kurdhi.
Another highlight of the evening was a live auction with exlclusive ‘Best of Bali’ prizes, including a surprise lot – a necklace, donated by Ibu Titiek Suharto who attended the event, which sold for IDR 197,000,000.
We are currently speaking with the charities’ various founders and directors about projects that funds raised from The Bali Ball 2013 will support. Amongst these projects include an orphanage build at Yayasan Samaritania, purchase of a minibus for Bali Kids and funds towards a new medical clinic at Yayasan Bumi Sehat.
Updates about the charities and their projects will be posted on to the event’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/TheBaliBall, and here on the website over the next few weeks.
Elephant Safari Park Lodge
Since the event, we arranged a special trip for some of children from Bali Kids and Yayasan Samaitania to Elephant Safari Park Lodge in Ubud, courtesy of owners Nigel and Yanie Mason. It was a great day out, enjoyed by all!
The Bali Ball 2012
A fantastic evening full of glitz, glamour and giving, The Bali Ball 2012 was able to raise a magnificent amount for the Bali Kids charity. This money has since gone towards building the charity’s life-changing Medical, Dental & Care Centre, which was completed in July 2012. This would not have been possible without the generous support of our fantastic sponsors and wonderful guests. Thank you all and we hope to see you all again in 2013!
Our Sponsors 2012
The Bali Ball 2011
Picture shows Luke Stockley from Jemme Jewellery (Chairman of Bali Ball committee), Simon Dornan from W Resort and Fitri Supardi (from The Bali Ball committee) presenting a cheque to Stuart Smith, Chairman of Bali Kids organisation.
Our Sponsors 2011