Stand up against cancer, the live benefietshow against the disease organised by AVROTROS, will be held this year on the Waagplein in Alkmaar. In this benefietuitzending for the KWF cancer relief foundation, presented by Caroline Tensen, gives a whole series of celebrities make an appearance.
During the live show the go-ahead was given for a running event in which people take action for a loved one and raise money for the KWF. For example, actress and presenter Marlijn Weerdenburg the run, and runs them together with and for her father. He received two years ago of cancer, and the prospects are now good. “I’ve been training hard for this day, because I’m actually not a runner. But by this together with my father to do, is this run even more special. I will do everything to reach the finish line.”
Other celebrities participating in the show are Arjen Robben, Caro Emerald, Anita Witzier, Peter R. de Vries and the Moon. Alkmaar is the second time hosting the event, which takes place on 29 may, starting at 21.20 hours. The money that is in the show is picked up, is spent on cancer research.