21st Century Leaders Awards Auction Prizes

Auction Lot: An Illustrated Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela

This leather-bound edition of the Illustrated Long Walk to Freedom is an Autobiography by Nelson Mandela, published by Little Brown Company in 1994 to celebrate the 85th birthday of Nelson Mandela on 18th July 2003. 250 out of a planned edition of 950 were produced. The Frontispiece is hand signed by Nelson Mandela in ink. This beautiful volume has been bound using the highest standards in traditional book binding methods. It is lavishly illustrated with 207 pages covering Mandela’s childhood in rural Africa, his move to Alexandra, a poor township of Johannesburg where he learned about poverty and developed confidence and self reliance. This highly collectible bestselling book comes in a lovely presentation box.

Edition No. 247 of 950

Kindly bought by
HH Sheikha Hanadi Bint Nasser Bin Khaled Al Thani for $12,000

The proceeds from this auction prize were donated to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, to which Charlotte di Vita MBE is Goodwill Ambassador. Please visit www.nelsonmandelachildrensfund.com for more information

Auction Lot: Amazing Antartica with dashing Celebrity Environmentalist

It is landscape unlike anywhere else on the planet so rarely visited, yet utterly beautiful.

White Desert takes you into the interior of Antarctica in luxury and comfort. Using private jets, we take you to our beautifully designed and ecological camp set in one of the last great wildernesses on the planet.

Our 10-day adventures are tailored to each individual client. With a maximum of ten clients on each trip and World Record breaking polar explorers as your guides, you will see, touch and experience a place that is unlike anything on earth. Our management team have skied over 16,000kms in the Polar Regions and as such, we understand what it takes to travel to such a pristine environment in both safety and style.

Kindly bought by
Johan Christof for $115,000

Other kind donors include Mr. Mulham Alwani, of Standard Chartered Bank Dubai who generously contributed $2,440 at the event.

21st Century Leaders Reach Out To Asia Auction Prizes

Organised by 21st Century Leaders and Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin, sold at the 3rd Reach Out To Asia Gala Dinner

Auction Lot: A week for you and your family on Sir Richard Branson private island paradise

Donated by Sir Richard Branson

Experience pure escapism and outstanding beauty on Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson private island resort. At 74 acres, Necker sits in turquoise waters surrounded by coral reefs and fringed with white sandy beaches. Normally hired exclusively for 28, on a selected Family Celebration Week during the year the island is shared by couples and families who take individual rooms. The experienced Necker Island team looks forward to welcoming you and your family (5 people) for a week stay at Sir Richard home and favourite hideaway.

From Paint to Space live artwork painting by Sacha Jafri

Organised by 21st Century Leaders and Sacha Jafri

An original Sacha Jafri painting painted live tonight inspired by Reach Out To Asia Gala Dinner. Sacha Jafri will produce a live artwork taking inspiration from Sir Richard Branson Virgin Galactic flights to space, the Museum of Islamic Art and most importantly the Reach Out To Asia children. Throughout the evening Jafri will ask all 21st Century Leaders VIP’s and celebrities to contribute a handprint or a signature to the painting.

Sacha Jafri past accolades include sell-out shows across the globe in London, New York, and Singapore and he has single handedly raised over $12 million for charity in the last 5 years. Sacha paintings are collected by A-list celebrities such as David Beckham, Kevin Spacey and Bill Gates amongst many others.
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Kindly bought by The Emir of Qatar
His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani for $1,000,000

Auction lot: Celebrity Ceramics

Donated by 21st Century Leaders, sold at the 2nd Reach Out To Asia Gala Dinner

An entirely excusive range of collectible hand designed plates, mugs and saucers created by celebrity names. The ceramics, donated by Charlotte di Vita MBE, of 21st Century Leaders are produced by the organisation’s Whatever It Takes – a unique charity artwork project with a simple concept. They gather artworks from leaders in all fields; royalty, film, music, nobel peace laureates, sports, literature, etc. Each ‘ambassador’ donates a symbol of home, a self portrait and a message of hope for the future. These artworks are used to create products such as charity wrist bands, clothing, tableware, ethical cosmetics and stationery, all released under the 21st Century Leaders (21CL) label.

This “merchandise with meaning” is manufactured under fair working conditions and is sold to raise funds for charitable causes chosen by each contributing leader, with 100% of the net profits donated to charity. Each celebrity chooses the message they would like to convey and prepares the artwork themselves.The package on offer from ROTA includes pieces from a wide range of leaders including South Africa’s Archbishop, Desmond Tutu; James Bond actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Sir Roger Moore; Oscar winning actor, producer and director, George Clooney; acclaimed actress, Nicole Kidman; British entrepreneur, Sir Richard Branson, and one of the world’s most popular rock bands, Coldplay.

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