The Warmest Week of Music for Life of 2018, the solidariteitscampagne of the VRT, retrieves a record on.
The benefietweek this year the record amount of 17.286.122 euro raised. The previous record, from 2017, amounted to 18.846.566 euro. The money is collected for 1.986 good goals, what a record is. That turned out to be Monday night, at the conclusion of the solidarity and sensibiliseringsproject of the VRT.
In total, the Flemish 12.495 actions for 1.986 charities, or an average of 40 actions per Flemish municipality. In addition, ran 48.852 Flemings for their chosen charity on one of the Warmathons in Genk, Leuven, Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent and Bruges. Walked the Warmathon-participants 676.608 euro together.
Just like last year, drew Music for Life, the initiative of Studio Brussel for The Warmest Week, to the Provincial Domain Puyenbroeck in Wachtebeke. Presenters Eva De Roo, Michèle Cuvelier and Otto-Jan Ham ran non-stop request for the charities under the motto ‘Everyone cares for everyone”.
82.000 visitors in Wachtebeke
“There are no words to describe how gripping and intense the stories are that we this Hottest Week, every day, have heard’, said the presenters. “The resilience and resistance of young and old who are committed for others is touching to see. It was really amazing and impressive. This transcends simply everything!’
The last week attracted more than 82,000 people to the domain in Wachtebeke. They told there what good purpose they are sympathetic and why. In The Flame played six top artists for a benefit concert. The Kooks, Bazart, Hooverphonic, Years & Years, Christine and the Queens, and the Jungle took each 20.000 euros for a chosen charity.