Alina Cojocaru Auctions Signed Pointe Shoes & 4 English National Ballet Nutcracker Tickets

Alina Cojocaru Auctions Signed Pointe Shoes & 4 English National Ballet Nutcracker Tickets for charity

  • Afternoon tea with Alina at the Millennium Hotel, London

  • Auction bundle includes Alina’s signed pointe shoes (pictured below) plus 4 tickets to English National Ballet’s Nutcracker in London

afternoon tea with Alina Cojocaru

Romanian-born ballet dancer, Alina Cojocaru, has been a patron of Hospices of Hope since 2008 when she performed a ballet gala to raise funds for the first in-patient and teaching hospice in Bucharest, Romania.

She subsequently performed an even more ambitious fundraising gala in 2013 raising in total over £60,000 for the facility.

Alina has given generously of her time and inspirational talent for the benefit of the patients and their families and her belief in the work and credibility of Hospices of Hope.

Alina remains one of ballet’s superstars as a leading principal dancer for English National Ballet with an international career that spans almost 20 years.

Afternoon tea with Alina

Hospices of Hope are honoured that she has agreed to speak about her life as a dancer and relationship with the charity at an afternoon tea at the Millennium Hotel, London, Mayfair on Sunday 20th November 2016.

This exclusive event will provide an opportunity to hear personally from this highly acclaimed star and includes a traditional afternoon with a glass of Prosecco.

Tickets for this unique event can be purchased by following this link.

Alina Cojacaru dances the Grand Pas De Deux in English National Ballet's Nutcracker at the Empire Theatre, Liverpool on November 19, 2013. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Alina Cojacaru dances the Grand Pas De Deux in English National Ballet’s Nutcracker. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Auction items to bid for

Nutcracker is the quintessential Christmas ballet, and we have 4 tickets to giveaway in aid of Alina’s charity, Hospices of Hope. English National Ballet’s acclaimed production of Nutcracker at the London Coliseum is based on a concept by Toer van Schayk. Nutcracker is choreographed by Wayne Eagling with Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s well-known festive music performed live by the English National Ballet Philharmonic, with design by Peter Farmer and lighting by David Richardson.

We invite bids for these tickets and a pair of Alina Cojocaru’s signed pointe shoes which Alina will give to the winner at the theatre after any performance where she is dancing. The winner will be sent a voucher and can claim the tickets for performances between 14th December 2016 and 7th January 2017.

Alina Cojocaru dances the principal role of Clara on Thursday 15 December, 7.30pm, Saturday 17 December, 7.30pm & Thursday 22 December, 7.30pmPlease note that casting is subject to change.

To bid for this prize please contact me with your name, telephone number, address and your bid no later than Thursday, December 1st 2016, 5pm GMT.

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pointe shoes

Photograph : Alina Cojocaru

Hospices of Hope has been leading the way in providing palliative care for south-eastern Europe for the past 25 years.  Due to poverty and broken health care systems in this region, many people still suffer needless pain. This event is to help raise funds to establish the first specialist centre for children and families affected by rare and life-limiting illnesses at Copaceni, Bucharest Romania.  All proceeds from the event will go towards this project.

For more information about Hospices of Hope, please visit their website.

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