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Spring Soiree

The +421 Foundation is proud to be working alongside the International Women's Club of Bratislava (IWCB) to present an Arts & Nature themed Spring Soiree.


Devin Hotel, from 18.30

Dress Code: Cocktail Attire
Suggested Entrance Donation: $10
RSVP by May 27th to:

Celebrating the start of spring

With the arrival of warmer weather, birdsong and Spring festivals there's a feeling of celebration in the air. On 30th May, in the elegant art deco surroundings of Devin Hotel, Bratislava the +421 Foundation New York and International Women's Club of Bratislava (IWCB) are jointly hosting a special fundraiser showcasing artists of various trades who all have a close link to Slovakia.  

The event will commence at 18.30 and feature art exhibits by Abbie Puskailer, Vladislava Yakovenko, Monika Lacekova, and Victoria’s Gallery. Guests will also enjoy a fashion show by Atelier 71, curated especially by Monika Lacekova and Olga Seregi to present the collections of MoLa couture and Eva Benova - laureate of the Glass Button Awards. The fashion show will be adorned by the beauty queens, Jana Vozarova - Miss Slovakia 2022 and Sofia Hrivnakova - Miss Slovakia 2021.  Styling will be by Alenagalik_makeup and Olga Seregi from Lady’s Plus Salon.


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Face, oil on canvas, 50x70cm by Vladislava Yakovenko. Bids starting at 1500 Eur.


Bat No 2 brooch 5,5g white gold pearls - Matúš Kiss - starting bid 900€

Dancers and silk-rope aerialists from Ariwa Gym will grace the runway with their contemporary dance performances.A particular highlight of this premier event subtitled “Arts&Nature” is the original music composed and performed by Slovak singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Peter Aristone.

Fundraising for Pezinok Children's Home

The artistic collective of Ateliér 71 and the jeweler, Matúš Kiss, have created a limited collection of unique hand-made accessories and precious jewelry pieces which will be for sale. It will also be possible to bid for artworks on display as part of a silent auction. All proceeds from the event, including voluntary entrance donations, will be donated to Centrum pre deti a rodiny Pezinok who require vital funds to support the children in their care.

Exhibits will remain on view until June 15th, 2022 and all displayed items will be available for purchase as part of a silent auction. A percentage of the proceeds from the silent auction, as well as all voluntary entrance donations, will be given to Pezinok Children’s Home.

To view the entire auction gallery click here.

“Culture is the best marketing tool a country has to offer on the international scene; it just needs to be used correctly," says Julia Radosz, IWCB Marketing Coordinator and renowned spinto soprano. Julia will be co-hosting the event with Eva Staron, founder of the +421 Foundation New York.

Emma Sharman, +421 Foundation Marketing Director, commented for the media: “We are delighted to continue our fundraising work with this fun spring event raising money and awareness for a deserving cause. I believe our international audience will appreciate the fusion of cultures, fashion and other genres at the iconic art-deco Devin Hotel.


International Women's Club of Bratislava

Hotel Devin

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