Every year, the Grand Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation (WOSP) is aiming high and  sets a specific goal.

This year’s is ‘Buying medical equipment for pediatric wards and providing decent medical care for seniors’.

Today, the whole Poland  unites in the 24th Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity. Thousands of volunteers will come out on city streets to help raise money that will be used to purchase medical equipment for Polish hospitals.

Most of the events will happen in the Main Square. About 16.00 the concerts are starting. Will be performing Akurat, Jelonki, Pola Rise and others.  Some sport projects will also take place in Main Square.

Car lovers are invited in front of the M1 mall square . There will be demonstrations and the opportunity to drive a fast car in exchange of donations thrown into a can. The event starts at 10.00.

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At 18.00 the volunteers will release the sky hundreds of red balloons, also are planned demonstrations of first-aid and blood donation campaign.

About 20.00 we will see the traditional “light to heaven” , a laser show with a performance of the fire theater.

You can also bid on items put up for auction, the funds will be used for the foundation of Jurek Owsiak. Mayor of Cracow issued on auction tickets for Cracow concerts and the National Museum – as every year – is giving the opportunity to explore exclusive exhibitions.

Program:

12:00 – The fourth race of the Great Hearts (Vistula Boulevards)

13:00 – Winter swimming for Auctions! (ul. Kozia 22)

16:00 – Concert in Nowa Huta Cultural Centre

19:00 – First  Nowa Huta Run “Count for Diabetes” (The start and finish at the NCK)

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Concerts on the Main Square

16: 00-16: 30 Krzywa Alternatywa

16: 40-17: 10 Cuba Jaźwiecki

17: 20-17: 50 Stonerror

18: 00-18: 30 Pola Rise

18: 40-19: 10 Peter Wrobel

19: 20-19: 50 Just

20:00 “A light to heaven”

Auctions at the 24th Final in Cracow will be operated by 8 teams, which will bring together about 2000 volunteers. Thanks to the Cracow staffs in the past year on account WOSP (Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity ) were donated about 1 069 000 zl. The value of the equipment provided by the Foundation to Cracow hospitals is 23 421 386.78 zl.

 

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