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Dashin’s Foundation sponsored several cultural events

A charity concert honouring the 100th birthday of renowned opera singer Maria Callas was held on June 16th at the Presidential Palace amphitheatre. The event was organized by Telethon Cyprus, a charitable organization affiliated with the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics.

For the second consecutive year, Andrey and Julia Dashin’s Foundation has participated in an initiative aimed at raising financial aid for the Cyprus Muscular Dystrophy Association, to support scientific research conducted by the Institute of Neurology and Genetics while also promoting public awareness of its contributions to science and public health in the country.

The Cyprus Symphony Orchestra’s talented musicians, along with internationally acclaimed soloists Soprano, Gulnara Shafigullina, and Tenor, Diego Godoy, presented an exceptional performance under the artistic direction of Maestro Günter Neuhold. The audience showered them with warm applause, impressed by their outstanding rendition of the repertoire.

On the same day, talented young performers put on a stunning rendition of the beloved Broadway musical “Singing in the Rain” at the Pattihio Municipal Theater in Limassol. The romantic comedy, complete with snappy dialogue, lively dance, beautiful music, and impressive vocals, captivated the enthusiastic audience. The show was one of the highlights of the three-day event arranged by the renowned Cypriot ballet school, “Imperial Russian Academy,” led by Vanya Vrondi, to celebrate their 25 years of successful operation in Cyprus.

On June 17, the audience had the opportunity to enjoy the Best Disney Musicals gala concert, which was based on the well-known movies Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, The Jungle Book and Frozen. In the concert’s second part, young stars presented ballet variations from Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, and other well-known works, while novice musicians performed music pieces by Strauss, Tchaikovsky, and Mozart.

A performance of the ballet “The Young Swan,” based on the classic fairy tale “The Ugly Duckling” by Hans Christian Andersen, was presented to a young audience and their parents on June 18. The beautiful story, conveyed through classical ballet, explores self-discovery, personal growth, and finding one’s path, deeply touched the audience’s hearts.

The Cradle of Hope Association wards were given tickets to shows, allowing both children and parents to witness the enchanting world of art and experience memorable emotions and inspiration.

A 3-day event was organized to promote “Art for Peace”, as the organizers sincerely believe that art and beauty can change the future for the better, touching the strings of human souls, transforming people, and inspiring them. These three days have become a bright, memorable celebration for the island’s cultural life.