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Charity Auction 2013


RICE charity auction 2013

Eurekahedge will once again be partnering with Returns Invested in Children and Education (RICE) for the Eurekahedge Asian Hedge Fund Awards which will be held on 7th June at Capella Singapore.

There will be an auction held on the evening of the Eurekahedge Asian Hedge Fund Awards to raise money for charity. All proceeds raised from the auction will be passed to benefitting charities managed by RICE.

We have put together a range of interesting items for the charity auction, listed below. Eurekahedge and RICE wishes to thank all bidders in advance for their support.

Items for Auction

Ole Ole Ole: Two Tickets to the World Cup:
Head to Brazil, where they take their Samba seriously and their Football even more so. In June and July 2014, join in with fans the world over to cheer on your favorite national sides in this once-in-a-lifetime experience as the world championship tournament returns to Brazil. If you’ve ever dreamed of attending the pinnacle of the football world, here is your chance. The winner will receive 2 tickets to a late-round world cup game (exact game and date to be determined in conjunction with the donor post auction depending on availability, but tickets will be quarter finals or better).

  2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
2014 French Open Roland Garros in Paris
40-Luv: Tickets to the Late Round French Open

In May and June of 2014, the best tennis players in the world take the court in beautiful Paris, and you can join them.

Be part of the Grand Slam as you take in a late round game at the most famous clay tournament in the world. The winner of this prize will receive 2 tickets to a late round match at Stade Roland Garros, and you can spend the day at the event after the match is over (exact match and date to be determined in conjunction with the donor post-auction depending on availability, but tickets will be quarter finals or better).

If you’ve dreamed of watching Djokovic vs. Nadal live, it could happen if you win this prize.
    Emirates Stadium

Join the Red Army in Style: Enjoy Arsenal in the Director’s Box:
Come to the iconic Emirates Stadium in London to take in the spectacle of 60,000 people cheering on Arsenal in the heart of one of the largest stadiums in the UK. But while you will be sharing this experience with your fellow fans, you’ll also be in exclusive company in the Directors' Box.

The prestigious Directors' Box plays host to Club directors, players and other luminaries of the organization at each home game, in an exclusive, catered enclave within the stadium. The winner of this item gets tickets for two people to the director’s box for an Arsenal home game in the 2013-2014 season (specific match to be determined in conjunction with the donor).

Liquid Strategies
Liquid strategies - Private party for 20 with hedge fund servers

You've answered their inquiries, you've pitched them your ideas, you've filled out their questionnaires. Now, turn the tables and make them serve you and your friends drinks. Liquid strategies is an all-expenses-paid private bar session for you and 20 of your closest friends served by some of the most prominent hedge funders in Asia.

Here you and your friends will experience the one-of-a-kind mixology skills of a motley crew of professional hedge funders and amateur bartenders. Enjoy the ambience as they don their black ties and take your drink orders while you enjoy specialties such as the delectable lychee martini and thankfully-easy-to-make gin and tonic. You servers include Debra Ng from Albourne, David Walter and Misha Graboi from PAAMCO, Yingwen Chin from Nutrimenta and Rebekah Pang from Newedge. Your host for the evening will be the legendary Paul Smith.

Table for 10 at the Miss Singapore Universe 2013 pageant with 2011 winner Valerie Lim:

Here’s your chance to bid for a table for 10 attendees at the Miss Singapore Universe 2013 Pageant. Miss Singapore Universe is an annual beauty contest, in which all the beauty queens work very hard to put up a good show and to be considered for the prestigious titles. The pageant, one of the most entertaining events of the year in Singapore, will be held in July at the Shangri-La hotel.

Another highlight of the night is that Valerie Lim, Miss Singapore Universe 2011, will join the highest bidder’s table as a special guest. With a Psychology degree from NUS under her belt, the behavior therapist aims to change people’s attitudes towards beauty pageants. Beauty, as she believes, is a matter of the mind. Valerie is looking forward to sharing with you her thoughts on beauty and life.

  Miss Singapore Universe 2011
Valerie Lim
Nozawa Onsen
Jake Aramaki
Learn From the Best - Apartment And Snowboarding Day With A Pro

For snowboarding enthusiasts or aficionados of Japanese culture, we are offering a two-night stay in a studio apartment for 4 people in Nozawa Onsen. Nozawa’s serviced apartment-style lodging is the first of its kind in the village. It provides the comfort to relax and experience life in a traditional Japanese village.

Spend your day with 2012 all-Japan alpine snowboarding champion, Jake Aramaki as she teaches you the tips and tricks for deftly manoeuvring your way around the slopes. After your efforts have paid off, pamper yourself at the hot spring bath, and stroll out to dinner in one of the many excellent local restaurants and bars.

Changing one's destiny; a unique painting by a Cambodian friend of RICE:

SP is a 19 year old boy that suffers from a condition called Marfan syndrome which strongly affects the structure of his bones and eyes. Despite his condition, SP is a budding artist with a bright future. His works are filled with inspiration from his troubled life. Raised in Thmoobang district in the mountains close to the Thai-Cambodian border, he comes from a family of six. Due to the family's vulnerable economic situation, he was trafficked to Thailand at the age of 11 where he worked as a street beggar.

In 2005, he was repatriated from Thailand to Poipet and a few months later to Damnok Toek, a centre for children with disabilities in Phnom Penh. Once in the centre he attended public school and also discovered a passion for drawing and painting. He is currently taking classes at an art school in Phnom Penh to further develop his already great skills.

SP has painted a special piece for RICE and Eurekahedge. We thank you in advance for your support of this young man’s talent.

  SP artworks
Liquid Strategies
A Matter of National Pride: Two Tickets to the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarterfinals; Twickenham, London

Good things come to those who wait. Every four years, the best of the best join their country’s team and play for national pride, and you’ll be there to see it live. While the event won’t happen until 2015, rest easy knowing you have tickets to a quarterfinals match to cheer on your favorite national teams.

Furthermore, you’ll be doing it in style, with access to a hospitality suite before the game. The specific match will be coordinated after the auction with the donor, but it will be for the quarterfinals.

Donated by Ironmonger Events Ltd

Your Place in Central London: A Home In Westminster For A Week:

Enjoy a week in a charming private home just a stone's throw away from some of London's most famous sites. Located in Westminster, in the heart of Central London, this lovely home features 3 double bedrooms, 3 baths, a kitchen and a formal dining/reception area, with porter service available nearby. St. James Park and Victoria Tube stations are within a 5 minute walk, and the home is within easy walking distance to Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and Green and St. James Parks.

  Westminster House

The home is available for a consecutive 7-day period from September 13th, 2013 to February 14th, 2014, including over the popular and busy Christmas holiday. This is a wonderful place to enjoy London with family and friends. The only catch: the winning bidder must confirm the dates they wish to use the home for within 2 weeks of the closing of the auction.

Cambodia
Put Your Feet on the Ground: Tour of the Angkor Hospital for Children With A Boutique Hotel Stay and Dinner at Aha

Come and see where your RICE donations go, with a tour of one of our projects, the Angkor Hospital for children, led by our advisor, Tessa Boudrie. In addition to seeing firsthand the good that the generosity of the Asian hedge fund community can do, you’ll also be pampered at the Bill Bensley-built Shinta Mani boutique hotel and spa for 2 nights, where you will stay in style in Siem Reap.

Finally, after touring the hospital and sightseeing, enjoy dinner for two at Aha, one of the highest-rated wine bars in Siem Reap with both western and Cambodian delicacies on offer.

Come to Cambodia and get a personal connection to the children you are helping by supporting RICE.

Donated by Shinta Mani Hotel and Aha Restaurant

Spirits in the land of Joyce and Jameson: A very special tour of one of the most famous distilleries in the world and the heartland of Irish whiskey:

Enjoy a wonderful weekend with your favorite Irish spirits in beautiful County Cork, Ireland. Come and experience one of the largest and most advanced distilleries in the world, the famous Midleton Distillery, on your very own VIP tour for four of the Jameson heritage centre by the distiller himself, Brian Nation.

  Jameson Experience

In addition to seeing the birthplace of Jameson, and Midleton Whisky, among others, the winner of this item will get to savour it as well, with a special warehouse tasting following the tour. Finally, as a memento of your visit, the winner will be presented with one customized bottle of distillery reserve with their name on it.

Cambodia

Donated by Singapore Turf Club
A Day at the Races: Corporate Box and F&B Credit at the Singapore Turf Club

Come and enjoy the corporate box at Singapore's famous racecourse. Select a race day and bring up to 20 of your closest friends with access to your own corporate box. You'll also entertain your friends in style with a $1000 F&B credit for entertaining. If you win this prize, this is a great opportunity to spend a day out with your friends at the comfort of your own private function room at the Singapore Racecourse.

Haute Cuisine at Home: Your Own Private Chef for an Evening:

We’ve all had the dilemma: sometimes you are looking for something extraordinary in a dining experience, but sometimes you want to stay home or entertain guests. Win this item, and you won’t have to choose. That’s because Chef Daniel Chavez will come to your home in Singapore and cook a Spanish-inspired feast for four.

Daniel has years of experience working with culinary luminaries such as Santi Santamaria in Can Fabes and at Ossiano in Atlantis, Dubai; and Gunther Hubrechsen at Les Amis; before becoming executive chef at Santi in Singapore. Can Fabes and at Ossiano in Atlantis, Dubai; and Gunther Hubrechsen at Les Amis; before becoming executive chef at Santi in Singapore. He is now Executive chef and co-owner at Ola Cocina Del Mar in the Marina Bay Financial Centre. He will bring that same passion and experience to your own kitchen when he cooks for you and your guests should you win this fabulous item.

  Jameson Experience

Donated by: Chef Daniel Chavez and Ola Cocina del Mar

 


We will be adding more items to this auction page so do check back regularly.
For more information on the RICE fund please visit their website.

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