Action Cyprus gets the summer nights buzzing with “La-Dee-Dah Nights” Film Festival and Starlight Music Night
Action successfully organised the first Foundation Film Festival, a unique 3-day cultural event featuring “La-Dee-Dah Nights”, on behalf of the Andrey & Julia Dashin Foundation. Throughout the festival, hosted July 8th, 9th and 10th, the audience had the opportunity to get together and enjoy classic movies from Russian, English and Greek cinema with a live music programme by local artists, all set in a romantic ambiance under the stars and against the magical backdrop of Limassol’s glistening sea. The aim of the festival was to promote multiculturalism in Cyprus, while at the same time supporting the Cyprus Anticancer Society’s Evagorion Palliative Day Care Centre in Limassol. The funds raised from sales of summer cocktails, snacks and drinks but also from donation boxes in the event area, reached a total of 4,000 EUR.
Action also organised the Starlight Music Night to celebrate the 2-year anniversary of the Andrey & Julia Dashin Foundation, spreading the message of optimism, social contribution and hope. The event took place on 11 June 2016 at Skali Aglantzias, Nicosia. The packed amphitheatre welcomed beloved Greek folk rock artist Kostis Maraveyas and his band, the energetic Gadjo Dilo band and the talented Brass Ensemble of the Cyprus Youth Symphony Orchestra, who created a magical and atmospheric night to remember. The concert, which was free of entrance, was transmitted live at the cultural centre’s square to give the chance to as many people as possible to watch it. During the Starlight Music Night event, Andrey & Julia Dashin Foundation supported the Miracle Babies association which aims to raise awareness about premature babies and to support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the Makarios Hospital. Τhe amountraised through public donations and a silent charity auction of works of art and other valuable items reached well over 4,000 EUR.