Concert for Life – A great big thank you to all those involved in the project

We hope that you all enjoyed the magnificence of Verdi’s Requiem. From the bottom of our hearts we are truly grateful for your help and for raising the funds to continue HLA tissue typing of samples from voluntary bone marrow and stem cell donors!

1. President of the Republic of Croatia, prof. Dr. Ivo Josipović, for sponsoring and attending the concert
2. Mayor of the City of Zagreb for sponsoring the concert and donating 20,000 kuna to its organization
3. Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra for organizing this concert, and especially Director Miljenko Puljić, Mrs. Davorka Bajić and Ms. Ruža Raguž
4. Performers:
• maestro Ivan Repušić, conductor
• Adela Golac Rilović, soprano
• Martina Gojčeta Silić, mezzo-soprano
• Zoran Todorovich, tenor
• Giorgio Surian, bass
• Academic Choir Ivan Goran Kovačić
• Opera Choir of the Croatian National Theater – Zagreb
• Choir of the Music Academy in Zagreb
• Luka Vukšić, choir leader
5. All the volunteers-members of the Executive Board of the Foundation for their great involvement in the organization of the concert
6. Our dear creative team from the agency Grey for making the visual materials, posters, advertisements, leaflets and “everything else”!
7. Millenium promotions, especially Eva De Zan and Iva Tepeš for their PR activities
8. The dear media which, as always, did their magic to promote the concert, as well as mark Ana’s birthday and the third anniversary of the opening of the Cord Blood Bank, especially:
• Croatian Radio Television – for announcing the concert and broadcasting it live on HRT+
• HRT Croatia Live and Good Morning Croatia
• Večernji list – the media sponsor of the concert
• Vjesnik
• Jutarnji list
• Glorija
• Gala Style
• Extra
• Nacional
• Moje dijete
• Elle
• Story
• 24 sata
• ZG News
• City Magazin
• Slobodna Dalmacija
• Novi list
• Glas slavonije
• Istarski list
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• Metro portal
• Ž
• Zagrebancija
• Radio Sljeme
• Hrvatski radio
• Zagrebački radio
• Narodni radio
• Antena Zagreb
• Otvoreni radio
• Plavi 9

9. Outdoor advertising: Europlakat, Zagreb plakat and Arto
10. Indoor advertising: Synektikos d.o.o.
11. Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall for donating the hall and hanging the banner on the outside of the hall
12. Silvije Novosel for producing the radio spot
13. The most famous Croatian florist, academic painter and scenographer Saša Šekoranja for the “spring magnolia” decoration of the hall and the bouquets for the soloists
14. Printing house FED for donating the billboards
15. Printing house Reprograf for donating B1 posters
16. G.A.D. production for designing, editing and proofreading the programs
17. Printing house Kerschoffset d.o.o. for printing the programs

Marija Rukavina and Ivana Šutej were joined at the concert by dear guests Luka Bebić, president of the Croatian Parliament; Ivica Lovrić, head of the City Office for Culture, Education and Sports; Zrinka Vrabec Mojzeš, advisor to the President of the Republic of Croatia for Social Activities; Mirela Bušić, head of the National Transplantation Center of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia; Branka Golubić Čepulić, head of the Public Cord Blood Bank “Ana Rukavina”; Lidija Hrastić Novak, assistant to the Head of the City Office for Health; Danica Juričić Spasović, head of the Office of the President of the Republic of Croatia; Dijana Pleština, Izet Aganović, Damir Hoyka, Egidio Čepulić, Danica Hursa, Branko Matutinović, Latica Ivanišević and many others.

We are grateful to all those that attended and to the important guests who, without any exceptions, bought tickets to the concert in order to help the work of our Foundation.

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