Elton John’s White Tie and Tiara charity ball, which is scheduled to take place on June 24, will have a special guest invited in the form of a special edition Audi A1 that was donated by no less than Audi, one of the event’s principal supporters.

The charity ball is a yearly event organized by the British singing icon himself in an effort to help raise awareness and money for the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Together with his life partner, David Furnish, John has been one of the more proactive voices among all celebrities in the fight against AIDS.

For their part, Audi has been a long-standing partner of the charity ball and this year, they’re giving John a very unique Audi A1 Art Car - designed by British artist, Damien Hirst - that will be auctioned off during the event.

Naturally, both Elton John and David Furnish were elated by Audi’s generous gift. ""Audi has been a wonderful partner with us, and this year they have really produced something fantastic," Furnish said. "I am sure it will be a huge hit with our guests."

Audi UK Director Jeremy Hicks also had this to say: "We are enormously proud to support Sir Elton John’s remarkable fundraising ball for the eighth year in succession with the donation of a priceless and unrepeatable work of art for auction."

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6 comments:

  (383) posted on 02.9.2012

Amazing this art car is sold $525000. It’s surprising some music artist held a charity ball to help the AIDS foundation.

  (433) posted on 06.28.2010

This baby is sold for $525000 impressive, isn’t it? i hope all of those Benjamin will turned to charity.

  (570) posted on 06.27.2010

I agree but if they are planned to sell this. Hopefully, it wont take long so that the money can buy all the charity needs on time.

  (858) posted on 06.25.2010

or sure this can be a big relief for those who in need.

  (1022) posted on 06.24.2010

fantastic work of art to audi a1.. props to audi.

  (386) posted on 06.23.2010

nice color.. it shows that Elton John is a true ..

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