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The Global Gift Gala attracts lots of celebs and famous faces, together with countless philanthropists from all over the world. They all attend this event in support of a great cause…and because it’s always fun! Eva Longoria-Baston & Maria Bravo know ho to throw a classy bash and raise money at the same time, with live performances, crazy auctions and luxury raffles (which once included an Audi R8 – yes, you read right)!

Inside Marbella’s Most Glamorous Night: The Global Gift Gala Experience

The annual Global Gift Gala Marbella is a dazzling event that combines glamour, philanthropy, and star power to make a real difference.

When we’re not husky-sledding through Iceland or going hot air ballooning in Marrakesh on our Travel Channel, we love nothing more than donning our glad rags and getting out to an awesome event.

Hosted at the luxurious Hotel Don Pepe Gran Meliá, the Global Gift Gala is a red carpet event that has become one of the highlights of Marbella’s social calendar. And guess what? Claudia Peifer was on the carpet getting the exclusive star interviews for TA-DAH.TV.

Let’s take a closer look at the magic behind the gala and what makes it a must-attend event.

A Brief History of the Global Gift Gala

The Global Gift Gala was founded by Maria Bravo alongside actress, businesswoman, and philanthropist Eva Longoria, with the goal of raising funds and awareness for various charitable projects around the world.

It may seem like a glitzy evening for the great and the good of Tinseltown to get dressed up and party the night away. But the event is as much about raising money for those good causes.

Over the years, the gala has grown from a small, intimate gathering to a series of high-profile events held in glamorous locations across the globe.

Eva Longoria and friends pose on the red carpet of the glamorous Global Gift Gala

What’s The Mission?

Of course, everyone at the Global Gift Gala looks resplendent but, at its core, the evening is about giving back.

The gala helps multiple charitable organisations supported by the Global Gift Foundation, focusing on empowering women and children and providing essential resources for communities in need.

The event not only raises significant funds but also brings together celebrities, influencers, and philanthropists to champion these causes.

A Night of Entertainment and Philanthropy

Beyond the red carpet, the gala offers a night of world-class entertainment. Guests are treated to performances by internationally renowned artists, inspiring speeches, and heartfelt moments that highlight the importance of the causes being supported. The combination of entertainment and philanthropy makes for an unforgettable evening.

Networking Opportunities

The gala is also a fantastic networking opportunity. Attendees have the chance to mingle with celebrities, business leaders, and fellow philanthropists, making connections that can lead to further charitable endeavors or exciting business ventures.

Claudia Peifer talks to Eva Longoria on the red carpet at the Global Gift Gala fro TA-DAH.TV.

Growing the Gala: Upcoming Events

Not content with just one stellar show in Spain, Longoria and Bravo have developed the Playa Padre event into a must-attend evening on the calendar. Now they’re aim is to grow further by adding even more dates across the continent.

Upcoming Evenings in Spain, France, England, and Switzerland

In addition to Marbella, the Global Gift Gala is expanding its reach with events across Europe:

  • Marbella/Spain, 21 July: The Marbella Gala is the one closest to Maria Bravo’s heart – not only because it’s her home town, but the organisation has created the Casa Angeles – Casa Global Gift there, a day care centre to improve the quality of life of children with special needs and their families
  • Paris/France, 5 Oct: The Paris Gala promises to bring a touch of classic elegance and sophistication, with the iconic city providing a stunning backdrop for the event.
  • London/England, 26 Oct: London’s Gala is a five-star affair at the Kimpton Fitzroy, combining the city’s historical charm with the modern allure of its vibrant social scene.
  • Geneva/Switzerland, 23 Nov: The Geneva event promises to be every bit as elegant as the other affairs, with plenty of high-end Swiss style and opulence thrown in for good measure.

Making a Difference: The Impact of the Global Gift Gala

Whether it’s in sun-soaked Marbella or grand ol’ London town, each Global Gift Gala event supports a range of charitable initiatives.

The funds raised go towards projects that provide education, healthcare, and opportunities for disadvantaged communities. The gala’s impact is felt worldwide, with countless lives being transformed by the generosity of its attendees.

Stories of Change

The true success of the Global Gift Gala can be seen in the stories of those it has helped. From children receiving life-saving medical treatment to women finding empowerment through education and training programs, the gala’s efforts are making a tangible difference.

Behind the Scenes of the Global Gift Gala

Pulling off an event as grand as the Global Gift Gala requires meticulous planning and a dedicated team. From selecting the venue to coordinating with performers and managing the guest list, every detail is carefully orchestrated to ensure a seamless and memorable experience.

That hardwork and string-pulling has not been lost on iconic swimwear designer Melissa Odabash who Claudia caught up with recently on the Marbella Global Gift Gala red carpet:

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