Event started, on December 13, 2008, with a Charity Ball, for raising funds to support the granting of scholarships for the selected children. Ball “Christmas Story” was held at the Fashion Center Hotel; hosts were Rotary VARANA Club members, seconded by teams of elves, Christmas girls and Santa Claus himself. “Grand Master Bidder” was mr. Sorin Francu, director of “Gh. Pastia” Theater, and mr. Adrian Ciglenean as “Master of Ceremony”.
The evening of 13.12.2008 was a premiere in the social life of Focsani, by combination of performance, music, drama, affirmation on the scene of exceptional talents, entirely for a noble purpose – to give a chance to the miraculously children, whose existence could fundamentally change for the better!