The charity party “Deliver Love with Music – Lang Lang Arts Foundation Charity Night” co-sponsored by Lang Lang Arts Foundation and China Overseas-Educated Scholars Development Foundation (COSDF) is held at Beijing Li Jing Hotel, on 12th December, 2018. Vice secretary-general of the 12th National People’s Congress Standing Committee and president of the COSDF Cao Weizhou, founder of Beijing Lang Lang Arts Foundation and renowned pianist Lang Lang, and former member of the board and current president of China Merchants Bank Ma Weihua, attended the charity night and gave speeches.
More than 200 people including leaders from sponsoring units and renowned entrepreneurs such as secretary-general of COSDF Zhuang Liang, Chairman of Steinway & Sons Ben Steiner, Chairman of the board of Fuwah International Group Chen Lihua and Chi Chongrui, attended the charity night. Hostess of CCTV program Zhu Xun, hosted the charity night.
Director-General Cao Weizhou expressed appreciation to Mr. Lang Lang and Lang Lang Arts Foundation for their contribution to public welfare career in his speech. He pointed out, it is COSDF’s glorious missions and important duties to carry out public welfare projects and promote the healthy and sustainable development of public welfare. He said “entrepreneurs attend the charity night have fully played their own influence and devoted to the development of public welfare career, they have actively performed their social duties, which would set an example for individuals want to contribute to public welfare career. He added that “Modern charitable concepts such as ‘equality, cooperation, fraternity, share’ and social concepts such as ‘give consideration to both justice and benefit but put justice first’ that put into practice by those entrepreneurs, will be widely disseminated, and it will encourage everyone to provide support for the development of charity”.
Director-General of COSDF Cao Weizhou, attends and gives a speech at the charity night
Founder of Beijing Lang Lang Arts Foundation and renowned pianist Lang Lang, attends and gives speech at the charity night
Former member of the board and president of China Merchants Bank Ma Weihua, attends and gives speech at the charity night
Renowned hostess of CCTV program Zhu Xun, hosts the charity night
Thirty students from Changxindian Central Elementary School performing《Flames of War》
Lang Lang plays the piano with a blind child
All guests take group photo together
Many auction Items such as the《Song of the Phoenix》from master sculptor Huang Xiaoming, Thangka《Manjushri》from master Niang Ben, Steinway & Sons piano, Saleen car, paintings from famous artists, six pieces rosewood furniture were sold at the “Deliver Love with Music – Lang Lang Arts Foundation Charity Night”. There were 32 schools received donations. The total number of donations is 13260,000 RMB. All funding raised will be used for public welfare projects such as improving the musical education environment for children in impoverished areas.
(Edited by Publicity and Liaison Department of COSDF)