Brazil FoundationÂ hosted its 4th Annual Gala Miami at Downtown Miamiâ€™s PÃ©rez Art Museum Miami. Chaired by Paulo and Lais Bacchi, owners of luxury Brazilian furnishings company Artefacto, the highly anticipated event attracted a plethora of Brazilian celebrities and socialites including TV personalities Gloria Maria and Eliana Michaelichin, top model JeÃsa Chiminazzo, actress and singer Xuxa Meneghel, Latin Grammy award winning singer Vanessa da Mata and entrepreneur and fashion consultant Lorenzo Martone.
Sponsored by Park Grove, a luxury condominium developed by Terra Group and The Related Group, and the Mandarin Oriental Miami, the gala brought together 500 VIPs and tastemakers to raise funds for the foundation, which supports social projects in Brazil.Â Patrons sipped cocktails, enjoyed a seated dinner and participated in a live auction of luxury items and experiences, including De Grisogono earrings, an IWC Schaffhausen ladiesâ€™ watch and â€œProjeto Cubosâ€ art pieces designed by 10 Brazilian artists in collaboration with Artefacto. Latin Grammy award winning singer Vanessa da Mata performed following the auction.
The gala honored groups in Miami that are helping Brazilian causes, including The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, FundaÃ§Ã£o Banco do Brasil and others to be announced. This year, the BrazilFoundation Gala Miami raised $525,000. Additional sponsors include De Grisogono, Safra National Bank, Credit Agricole, Goldman Sachs, American Airlines, Diageo and Banco do Brasil. #BrazilFoundation #GalaMiami @BrazilFound #PAMM
Photos by:Â World Red Eye