The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity will play at Wroclaw’s Market Square on 9 January. This year Jurek Owsiak and his team will gather money for children with urological and kidney diseases. About 1500 volunteers will take part in the final of The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity in Wrocław . The organizers have prepared some surprise. On 8 January, the day before the final, there will be the off-road competition with SUV’s vehicles in Krzyżanowice (near Wrocław) . And on 9 January there will be a concert at Wrocław’s Market Square.

As part of the XIX final of The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity four Wroclaw’s hairdresser salons will gather money to cans, auction mascots and work for the foundation. This final will be supported by the president of Wroclaw Rafał Dutkiewicz. He has given to The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity a special clock metering time to Euro 2012. The president got it from the UEFA chef executive for Euro 2012 Martin Kallen in 2010.

The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity – a charitable foundation that main goal according to its statute is “the activity involving health care consisting in saving the lives of patients, especially kids, and the action to improve their health, as well as the action to promote health and disease prevention.”

The best known part of their activity is the annual final, the nationwide entertainment-media action of charity character called The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity. The main element of the final is “playing” of The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity – that is concerts in Poland and also outside its territory. The money which is collected then is then spent on predetermined aims connected with the health care, especially health of children.

Source: MMWroclaw

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