Rom, 18. December 2008 Press release

Christmas concert at the Austrian Embassy in Rome with members of the Cappella Pontificia Sistina

Net profits will go to the old and the poor

Rome, 18 December 2008 - A Christmas charity concert organized together with the local "Club Diplomatia" will be taking place today at the Residence of the Austrian Ambassador in Rome. Apart from several representatives of the diplomatic corps, the concert will also be attended by important personalities from Italy’s social, business, and cultural circles.

The "Ensemble Octo-Claves" - who are members of the Cappella Pontificia Sistina - will be performing chants from the Christmas liturgy as well as popular Christmas songs. The net profits from the lottery prizes sponsored by Alenia Aeronautica, Assicurazioni Generali, Frey Wille, Mercedes-Benz Italia, Pragmatica Edizioni and many others will benefit the international charity association "Ambassadors for Peace" which supports in particular old and poor people.

Contact:
Austrian Embassy Rome
Tel.: (+39) 06 844 014-1
Fax: (+39) 06 854 32 86
rom-ob(at)bmeia.gv.at
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