The inauguration of the second art exhibition by Princess Ira de Fürstenberg, patron of Children of Africa Foundation took place on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in the hall of the Sofitel Hotel Ivoire.
The event witnessed the participation of several officials including the President of the Republic HE Alassane Ouattara; Mrs. Dominique Ouattara, President of Children of Africa Foundation; Vice president Daniel Kablan Duncan and his wife, Mrs. Clarisse Duncan; Mr. Maurice Kouakou Bandama, Minister of Culture and Francophonie; Mr. Abdoul Karim Sango, Minister of Culture, Arts and Tourism of Burkina Faso.
A hundred rare pieces of rock crystal and semi-precious stones will be sold from Wednesday 24 to Thursday 25 April 2019 for the benefit of Children of Africa Foundation. Each piece of this collection has been hand-crafted and bears the prestigious signature of Princess Ira de Fürstenberg.
During the opening ceremony, Princess Ira de Fürstenberg gave the reason for holding this exhibition. “For the second time, I am presenting this unique collection to you. I have created with all my heart the pieces to be sold for the benefit of Children of Africa Foundation”, she said.