11 September, 2015OFFICINE PANERAI PARTICIPATES IN “CELEBRITY FIGHT NIGHT” WITH AN EXCLUSIVE EVENING IN FLORENCE
The philanthropic event is raising funds for the Andrea Bocelli Foundation and the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center
11 September 2015 – Officine Panerai, the Florentine luxury sports watchmaker, is taking part for the second time in “Celebrity Fight Night”, one of the most elite American charity events involving international celebrities from the entertainment world. This historic philanthropic event, now in its 21st year, raises funds for the Andrea Bocelli Foundation and the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.
Held in Florence from 10 to 14 September, the event is attended by over one hundred benefactors from the United States and important international guests. Celebrity Fight Night gives its guests the chance to enjoy unique experiences, discovering the beauty of art and culture in Florence and in Rome.
Last night Officine Panerai contributed to this initiative by offering guests an exclusive evening in Florence, the city where the history of the brand began in 1860.
Guests were greeted in the historic Panerai boutique in Piazza San Giovanni and invited to an exclusive dinner at the feet of Michelangelo's David in the Accademia Gallery, experiencing the history and beauty of this unique city to the full.
Attending the event were Andrea Bocelli with his wife Veronica Berti, the Italian actress Margherita Buy, the artist Ronnie Dunn, the producer David Foster, the Italian-American actress Jo Champa, the famous television anchorman Larry King, the singer-songwriter and pianist Raphael Gualazzi, Alessandro Preziosi, the actor Luca Calvani, Jimmy Walker, Sean Curry, the host of the evening Milly Carlucci and the Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. With their performances during the evening, Raphael Gualazzi and Andrea Bocelli created many exciting and unforgettable moments for the guests.
Officine Panerai will also be at the Celebrity Fight Night gala evening on 13 September which will be held in the imposing Sala dei Cinquecento in the Palazzo Vecchio. Andrea Bocelli will perform for the occasion, accompanied by the Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino conducted by Zubin Mehta.