(KZN.RU, December 20). A charity auction was completed in Kazan with the painting autographed by Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, and stars of Russian show business, People Artists of Russia Igor Krutoy, Philipp Kirkorov, and Valeria, Yuliana Karaulova, a popular singer, Dina Garipova, a People Artist of the RT, and Timur Rodriguez, a showman. The lot was sold for 50 thousand rubles, all funds were sent to the Angela Vavilova Charity Fund that helps children in the fight against cancer.
The ceremony of presenting the painting to the winner took place the day before at the GTRK “Korston” during the open winter session of the Igor Krutoy Popular Music Academy. In total, 10 people took part in the auction, the initial price of the lot was 10 thousand rubles. One bid at the first stage was estimated at a thousand rubles, later – at 3 thousand rubles.
“This is a good contribution that will help the seriously ill children. Thank you! Good deeds are never forgotten, continue to do them”, said Vladimir Vavilov, the chairman of the Board of the Angela Vavilova Charitable Fund. After, he handed over the lot to the winner of the auction.
The tradition of holding charity auctions was founded in Kazan at the press conference of the gala-concert of the All-Russian Cultural and Charity Children's Art Festival “Good Wave”.