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SIWA to hold 1950s-themed charity gala

By Paul Kerry

Published : March 1, 2011 - 16:37

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Seoul International Women’s Association is holding its annual charity gala on March 12.

The gala will have a rock ‘n’ roll theme, with a 1950s-themed dress code.

The night will include cocktails, an open bar, buffet dinner, live music and dancing. The highlight of the night will be the charity silent auction, with items including 5-star hotel package vouchers, round-trip flight tickets to Europe or Saipan, and spa and massage packages.

SIWA Annual Gala is one of two main charity events Seoul International Women’s Association organizes every year to raise money for charities. Proceeds from the night will benefit a variety of charities in need. Last year the SIWA GALA raised about 21 million won ($19,000) that went directly to charities in Korea throughout the year.

The reception starts at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7:30 p.m. at the Grand Hilton Hotel. Tickets cost 90,000 won for one person, or 850,000 won for a table of ten. Tickets are on sale until Mar. 4. For reservations and payment information email or visit

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