2008

Parrot Jungle was the perfect setting to welcome over 500 guests to a wonderful evening for Colombia. The gala began with the red carpet entrances of celebrities, including Giselle Blondet, Ilia Calderon, Candela Ferro, Jimmy Johnson, Vanessa Hauc, singer Cabas and Driver, Adrian Fernandez, among others. Guests enjoyed cocktails while perusing the incredible silent auction offerings. Auction items included a golf bag donated by golfer Camilo Villegas, a private dinner with Chef Harry Sasson at the residence of NASCAR Driver Juan Pablo Montoya, as well as incredible luxury travel packages. The Colombian Designer, Esteban Cortazar, showcased his Ungaro Collection with an electrifying Fashion Show, highlighting the latest Parisian trends. The evening came to an end with spectacular, 2-hour outdoor concert by Grammy Award winning Colombian icon, Carlos Vives.