Body Paint auction enormous success
Friday was the final possibility to bid for the nine works that for 14 days has been put up for sale on the internetauction lauritz.com, and the Danish Handball Federation was Saturday night pleased to be able to present a total of just about 130.000 Danish crowns (18.000 Euro) which was divided equally between two charities.
"The nine photo artwork of artist Marty Knowles of the Bahamas were sold for 60,720 Danish crowms (8000 Euro), which was more than three times the assessment. And together with the surplus we have had on the sales of "Heart of Handball" t-shirts it gave a profit of 128.326 Danish crowns that we have the great pleasure to be able to donate to the Danish Christmas Seal Foundation and the Bahamas Down Syndrome Association, "says Mette Randbøll , project manager at DHF.
The presentation of the two checks took place at HEART - Herning Museum of Contemporary Art in Birk, where the artworks have been exhibited throughout the finals.
And it was a proud Danish Handball Association Secretary General, Morten Stig Christensen, who could make a status.
"I'm really happy and deeply touched that we with this initiative have been able to collect this amount of money. The art that Monty Knowles exercises, is unique and has helped to give this championship a visual expression, nobody involved will ever forget. So a really big thank you to him for his great commitment, a great thanks also to our national team girls to go with the idea, and not least thank you very much to everybody who has supported the auction - both to those who bet and to lauritz.com, who has arranged the sales."
Facts on the 22nd IHF Women’s Handball World Championship 2015
- Championship period: 5th-20th December
- Danish Handball Association is organizing the IHF Women’s World Championship in close cooperation with the host cities and Sport Event Denmark.
- The host cities are Herning, Kolding, Næstved and Frederikshavn
- The slogan of the event is Heart of Handball
- Buy your tickets here:www.denmark2015.com/tickets
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