Apotheosis 10th edition of the Global Gift Gala, Paris, with Eva Longoria and Maria Bravo as hosts of a magical evening
With Utopia Avatars as a Global Sponsor, the Four Seasons George V Hotel as a sponsor for the last 10 years and APM Monaco as a jewelry brand worn by Eva Longoria during the gala
Eva Longoria, Maria Bravo
Paris, November 20, 2022: The Global Gift Gala took place today at the Four Seasons George V Hotel for the tenth year. On this anniversary the gala has been sponsored and presented by the Global Sponsor, Utopia Avatars: the mission of Utopia Avatars is to alter the access structure and the utility of income generation through technological innovations web-3 and accessibility to networks and the ecosystem of its founders. Utopia Avatars’ value proposition focuses on the multifaceted enrichment of its holders in physical and digital spaces. The development of this community will adhere to the values of transparency, innovation and philanthropy, the defining elements of the Utopia ecosystem.
In addition to Utopia Avatars, the Four Seasons George V Hotel is the sponsor of the last 10 years and APM Monaco the jewelry brand that Eva Longoria wore at the gala.
The attendees enjoyed the voices of the singers Camille Lellouche and the soprano Angélica de la Riva that left everyone breathless. The hostesses of the evening, Maria Bravo and Eva Longoria, welcomed the guests with open arms; Among the attendees were the actor Anthony Delon, the artist Richard Orlinski, the founder of eGoGames, Alejandro Sáez, the leading mobile eSports platform in Europe, the presenter Bernard Montiel, the actor Florian Hessique, the singer Patrick Bruel, the actress Béatrice Rosen, Javier García Pérez, founder of Asterius, the venture capital fund specializing in innovative technology start-ups, “investing in people, not projects ”, model Adriana Karembeu, presenter Christophe Beaugrand, actor and filmmaker Vincent Lindon, French actor Medi Sadoun, actress Charlotte Gainsbourg, actor Yvan Attal, actress Emmanuelle Devos, Miss France 2021, Amandine Petit, model Thylane Blondeau, plus many others.
In addition to these, there was the leading business tycoon, philanthropist and fashionista from India, Sudha Reddy who helms the charity arm of MEIL Group and the Sudha Reddy Foundation. Mrs. Reddy has created a strong goodwill for herself in the global charitable circles, having worked towards the upliftment of women and children over the past two decades. We are honoured to have her join our family of Global Gifters, and look forward to our collaboration.
During the auction directed by Julien Brunie, works such as that of the artist Richard Orlinski were auctioned for 32,000 euros.
Global Gift Awards
The winners of the night were:
Javier García – Global Gift Philanthropreneur Award
Eva Longoria, Javier García, Maria Bravo
The founder of Asterius, an expert in the creation and management of companies, Javier García, whose objective is to support entrepreneurs in launching and financing their projects, received the Global Gift Philanthropreneur award, which recognizes people who use their talent and commercial projects to generate an impact global, give and share. Those individuals who proclaim and promote a revolutionary idea, who have made a highly inspiring purpose in their life, who have channeled their energy to achieve a sustained social impact, where the success of their business is measured not only by its results, but also by the ability to do good by doing something good. People who live with passion, harnessing their creativity and leadership, bringing their entrepreneurial thinking to some of the most pressing challenges of our age, believing in the rewarding business of doing good.
Richard Orlinski – Global Gift Utopia Award
Richard Orlinski has been the world’s best-selling contemporary French artist since 2015. He began his artistic career in 2004 and created his first work, a bright red resin crocodile, which soon became an iconic piece in the bestiary. of the sculptor
The Global Gift Utopia Award, which recognizes people who use their talent, business, wealth and power to transform society by focusing their philanthropy and business efforts on giving and giving back, reclaiming that “business” means more than just making a profit, the passion to improve the lives of others, harnessing their creativity and leadership to lead, organize and influence others. We recognize people who share the same values in our DNA, “we are philanthropists who believe in giving back throughout our growth journey.”
Eva Longoria, Maria Bravo, Richard Orlinski, Alejandro Sáez
Power 8 – Cause Marketing
The company Power 8 Drinks, S.L. which markets Power8, an energy drink that contains up to 60% fewer calories than conventional Energy Drinks, with the combination of sugar and caffeine, in its proper measure, which improves brain efficiency, and which has the commitment to allocate a percentage of the proceeds to the Global Gift Foundation, has launched a new cola flavor, only for adults, and has wanted to nod to Eva Longoria during the gala, adapting along with Eva Longoria’s Casa del Sol Tequila, the Charro Negro drink: a Mexican cocktail that balances sweet, strong, salty and bitter flavors. A Cuba Libre cocktail, which substitutes rum for tequila and is sometimes served with a salty rim. The drink was a huge hit during the gala with Eva and Pepe Bastón enjoying the new Charro Negro.
Huda Beauty, Wishful and Kayali
For yet another year, beauty company Huda Beauty, Wishful and Kayali, belonging to Huda and Mona Kattan, have once again contributed to the gala by providing gift bags filled with the best makeup, skincare and fragrances for each attendee. These three companies have partnered with the Global Gift Foundation globally, to continue contributing the products at each foundation gala worldwide.
Special thanks to Thierry Martino’s Whispering Agency, Pomerol Wines, and Boll&Cie Champagne, who have generously donated the beverage for the evening. The Hotel and Thai Spa, Asia Gardens, the talent agency and event designers Maupy Worldwide, the art and design company Nicoe, Oblack, MenteLista, and Pacaso.
A benefit gala for the Eva Longoria Foundation, Un Rien C´est Tout and the Global Gift Foundation.
The Four Seasons George V Hotel had prepared a cake to celebrate 10 years of The Global Gift Gala, Paris, at their hotel. It was a very emotional moment that everyone celebrated by dancing to the music of DJ Adassiya.
Ricky Martin, Maria Bravo
Prior to the gala, Maria Bravo attended another important celebration in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, on Wednesday and Thursday, November 16-17, as a speaker along with Deepack Chopra, Ricky Martin and the members of Utopia Avatars, Alejandro Sáez and Javier García. Everyone talked about metaverses, Web3, and the shift towards a reality where we are all connected from home. What place does philanthropy occupy and what can we do to make this reality an ideal place with everyone’s Help.
Attendees in addition to Ricky Martin and Deepack Chopra included Mona and Huda Kattan Co-Founders of Huda Beauty, Wishful and Kayali, as well as Grammy Multi – Platinum Award winning artists Eve, Ashanti and Wyclef Jean, and Chopard’s Artistic Director, Caroline Scheufele, among many others.
About the Global Gift Foundation
The Global Gift Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization whose goal is to create positive change in the development, well-being, health and social inclusion of those most vulnerable. The Foundation provides shelter, food, clothing, education, medical care and other vital necessities to vulnerable groups, particularly children and women in need. Created in 2013 by the actress, entrepreneur and international philanthropist María Bravo. The foundation supports projects from different organizations around the world and has recently launched its own, Casa Ángeles, a day center for children with special needs or chronic illnesses and their families located in the city of Marbella.