Abudhabi Dream Ball 2019
 

January 31st 2019

January 31st 2019

Inaugural Event

Inaugural Event

On January 31, 2019 Harper's Bazaar Arabia together with Sawtouna will host the Abu Dhabi Dream Ball under the patronage of H.E. Noura Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development. The inaugural fundraising occasion will benefit UNICEF through UAE's Red Crescent.

The event will raise awareness of charity partners to an elite audience of royalty, international celebrities, regional and international press and VIP’s at the regal Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi.

The aim is to raise money for UNICEF to educate and protect over 5,000 children to make their dreams come true.

Sawtouna

Sawtouna

Strategic partners of the Abu Dhabi Dream Ball, Sawtouna is an influential collective of women in Abu Dhabi dedicated to maximizing the potential of women and children, through the support of key charities and foundations both in the region and internationally. Our collaborative efforts will ensure engagement with the right audience to reach our goals.

Charities of 2019

Charities of 2019

UNICEF
Part of the UN family, UNICEF is the world’s farthest reaching children’s charity with presence in 190+ countries. The organisation aims to protect children from disease, violence, hunger, war and aids during natural disasters.

RED CRESCENT
Emirates Red Crescent was founded in 1993 with support of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The foundation is the national affiliate of the Red Cross and Red Crescent International Foundations who support efforts to prevent and alleviate human suffering.

The Committee

The Committee

The Abu Dhabi Dream Ball's committee includes representatives of multinational organisations and members of Abu Dhabi's elite society.

COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS

  • Nadine Maalouf - co-founder of 81 Designs and Peak Advisory Group, resident judge of Arab Woman Awards
  • Nadia Sehweil - co-founder of Body Tree Studio, Abu Dhabi

BENEFIT COMMITTEE

  • Asma Abdulla Abduljalil Al Fahim
  • H.E. Abeer Al Jassim
  • Khadija Al Kudsi
  • H.E. Maryam Eid Al Mheiri
  • Yvette L. Campbell
  • Baria Hakki
  • Dr Mona Hammami
  • Sue Holt
  • Alexandra Jaar
  • Rosemin Madhavji
  • Lizeth Maalouf Makhoul
  • Nour Mardam
  • Dr. Ali Matar
  • Michael McGill
  • Mimi Mikati Merhebi
  • Dyala Nusseibeh
  • Lisa Rokny
  • Dr. Hanine Salem
  • Seema B.R. Shetty
  • Hanan Sayyed Worrell
  • Haif Zamzam

Hosts

RAYA ABIRACHED

RAYA ABIRACHED

ROSEMIN MADHAVJI

ROSEMIN MADHAVJI

Regional Celebrities

MONA ZAKI

MONA ZAKI

Egyptian Actress
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
SULAFA MEMAR

SULAFA MEMAR

Syrian Actress
JAMAL SOLEIMAN

JAMAL SOLEIMAN

Syrian Producer
SAMER AL-MASRY

SAMER AL-MASRY

Syrian Actor
LOJAIN OMRAN

LOJAIN OMRAN

Saudi TV Presenter

Performance Artists

GUY MANOUKIAN

GUY MANOUKIAN

FAYEZ AL SAEED

FAYEZ AL SAEED

THE AYOUB SISTERS

THE AYOUB SISTERS

EMANNE BEASHA

EMANNE BEASHA

EMIRATES YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

EMIRATES YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

LAYLA KARDAN

LAYLA KARDAN

Programme

Programme

JANUARY 31, 2019
– Cocktails
– Welcome by hosts Raya Abirached and Rosemin Madhavji
– Entrees and Main Course
– Dessert and Live Auction
– Awards presentation for humanitarian and charitable contribution*
– Live Performances by Performance Artists