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Music night for cancer stricken kids

Update: December, 14/2015 - 08:15

More than 600 enterprises and 140 artists will work together to bring happiness to children with cancer at music night Giac Mo Dem Mua Dong (Dreams at the Winter's Night) at the GEM centre in HCM City today. — Photo tuoitre.vn

HCM CITY (VNS) — More than 600 enterprises and 140 artists will work together to bring happiness to children with cancer at music night Giac Mo Dem Mua Dong (Dreams at the Winter's Night) at the GEM centre in HCM City today.

Held by TTT Corporation and other organisations, the event aims to raise funds for child cancer treatment as well as create a magical Christmas night.

Inspired by Uoc Mo Cua Thuy (Thuy's Wish) programme which aims to help children with cancer, Le Ba Thong, general director of TTT Corporation, decided to hold the event.

"Six months ago, I had a chance to attend a Thuy's Wish charity programme. I found that the event really meaningful, which motivated me to put on this music night," Thong said.

"If this music night is successful, we will hold it biennially," he added.

The event not only raises funds for children, but aims to build a children's cancer hospital and set up a website where patients' parents can learn more about their children's treatment.

According to musician Duc Tri, who organised the music at the event, one important thing for musicians was using music to do good things.

The event has received support from MPU music school, HCM City Young Business Association, businesspeople, medical workers, and other volunteers, who practiced for four months.

Famous singers will perform songs including I Will Follow Him, Jingle Bells, Joy to the Word, Goi Anh (Call Him), Con Yeu (Darling Children).

Audiences will contribute VND3 million (US$130) per ticket to the fund. Apart from selling tickets, the organisation will also selling paintings and welcome all donations.

Tickets are available at giacmodemmuadong.ttt.vn/dat-ve. To book more than 10 tickets call 0938 885 657 or 0933 007 933. — VNS



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