19 November 2015, Thursday, 15:08
UFA, 19 November 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Elmira Sabirova/. A charity concert in Ufa with the participation of opera stars Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Ildar Abdrazakov collected more than 30 million rubles for treatment of seriously ill children. As reported on the Rusfond website, the organizers will send 6 million rubles to the charitable and educational foundation "Marhamat", 24 million rubles will be spent on treatment of Rusfond wards.
The concert was held at the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre; all tickets for the concert were sold out a month ago. That evening Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Ildar Abdrazakov performed arias.
The first charity concert titled "Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Friends to Children" was held last year in Kremlin. Then it was collected 20 million rubles, and a chance for salvation was given to 61 children.
The next concert is scheduled for 2016 at the home of the singer — in Krasnoyarsk.
The charity campaign continues and everyone can take part in it by sending the word "ОПЕРА" to the short number 5542 or the word "ДОБРО" to the number 5541. Cost of SMS-messages is 75 rubles.
You can also use the electronic payment system, making a donation with a credit card or electronic cash, including from abroad.
For any questions you can call Rusfond by number 8-800-250-75-25 (toll-free from Russia, a charitable line from MTS) and be e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.