Saturday, May 14, 7:30pm-2am – Faena Forum, 3300-3398 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
This year’s Playing for Change Foundation (PFCF) Impact Awards Gala honored musical icons, Luis Fonsi & Paula Abdul for their career-long philanthropic initiatives toward making the world a better place at the Faena Forum in Miami Beach. PFCF is a non-profit organization that operates over 50+ locations across 15 countries, with a mission of creating positive change through music and arts education, and alongside this year’s honorees, are able to continue their worldwide impact.
The evening kicked off with a cocktail hour before moving into an elaborate dinner featuring entertainment by Luis Fonsi, powered by CEEK VR, with support from Tequila Herradura. There was also a live auction to take place that night, featuring high-ticket items including an exclusive Napa Valley experience, luxury yacht Caribbean getaway, epic NFL and NBA sports packages, high-end art from Shepard Fairey and David Yarrow, and more, all hosted by highly acclaimed auctioneer, Simon De Pury. The epic Faena Theater was the back drop for the afterparty, which included performances by Cimafunk.
CEEK VR has teamed with Impact Awards/Playing for Change to bring this year’s event exclusively to the CEEK Metaverse. The award-winning performances will be on www.ceek.com and on the CEEK VR App. The CEEK Metaverse will also feature an exclusive NFT collection with Impact Awards in celebration of the music superstars and their fans. Founder and CEO, Mary Spio says, “The exclusive Impact Awards/ Playing for Change NFT collection enables us to engage music fans in an exciting and impactful way, while raising funds for a truly important cause.”