Friday, 27. March 2015 - 02:03
06. 06. 12. - 13:00
A grand piano signed by celebrities including Sean Penn, Milla Jovovich, Antonio Banderas and Bill Clinton is to go on auction via Ebay between 10-15 June.
The official Life Ball Steinway Grand pianos represent 20 years of Life Ball and formed one of the highlights of this year's Life Ball Opening Ceremony under the motto "Fight the Flames of Ignorance".
The piano will be auctioned to the highest bidder in Austria or abroad on www.ebay.at.
The net proceeds will be donated to AIDS LIFE, the association behind the Life Ball. The grand piano served as a photo-setting for the 20 prominent patrons and was signed by them and other well-known Life Ball guests from different walks of life such as theatre, fashion, music, politics and art. The list price amounts to 73,140 Euros – the starting prize on eBay is 1 Euro.
Those interested can take a look at the grand piano at Steinway in Austria, Opernring 6-8, in Vienna’s 1st district.
People, whose bids for the "Official Life Ball Steinway Grand" were not accepted or that are particularly interested in one of the "Life Ball Limited Edition" pianos, can buy them in Steinway stores in Vienna, Salzburg, Linz and Innsbruck at special rates between 9,768 und 93,333 Euros. The net proceeds will also go towards AIDS LIFE to support national and international HIV and AIDS projects.
Further information can be found on www.steinwaysale.info/lifeball.
Mad About Mammoths At Vienna Museum
A unique exhibition in the Austrian capital Vienna has proved a massive hit after bringing together for the first time some of the most famous frozen woolly mammoth remains.
Spate of Crimes throughout Vienna and Lower Austria Solved
Four men have been arrested after committing 113 break-ins, 21 thefts and causing at least 260,000 Euros worth of damage.
Dad Punished Child, 2, With Boiling Hot Shower
A two-year-old girl is in an artificial coma and fighting for her life after her father threw her into a scalding hot shower leaving her with severe burns at the family home in the Austrian capital Vienna.
Police And Firemen Get Cold Turkey
Flipping the bird was given a new meaning in Austria this week when a truck filled with plucked turkeys overturned, closing a busy motorway in the process.
Halloween At The Zoo
Pumpkin pie might be the order of the day for people this Halloween but now zoo animals are also getting in on the act.
Baby Naked Mole Rats Born In Vienna
With their pink hairless bodies and fangs for front teeth, these baby naked mole rats were never going to win any cuteness contests at Schonbrunn Zoo in the Austrian capital Vienna.
Jihad Girls Gunpoint Retraction Of Desire To Go Home
Austrian anti-terrorism police believe that an interview given to a French magazine allegedly with one of the two teenage girls who fled to Syria to join in the jihad was probably carried out at gunpoint.
MEP caught In Brit papers Fraud Probe Jailed
A corrupt MEP caught by a British newspaper offering to propose amendments to EU laws in exchange for 100,000 euros a year has been given a three-year-jail term.
Vienna Jihad Girls Want To Come Home
The two Austrian teenage girls who became ‘poster girls’ for the jihad in Syria are now desperate to come home after getting completely disillusioned with their new lifestyles.
Viennese Jihad Girl May Have Been Killed
Austrian police say that one of the two attractive young teenage girls who fled the country to go to Syria to fight on the side of Islamic rebels may have been killed.
The most popular stories –
last 7 days