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Olympic Casino supports young Estonian musicians with 38 000 kroons

Posted on 01.03.2005

Professional Estonian musicians gathered last Wednesday to the Reval Park Hotel&Casino in Tallinn to support their young colleagues along with Olympic Casino. The joint charity concert „Viva la Musica“ collected 38 105 kroons for the Pille Lill Musicians Support Fund.
The charity concert saw performances by Mart Sander, Kelli Uustani, Pille Lill and Marko Matvere with the Tallinn Saxophone Quartet who performed hits from famous musicals, Maiken with the girl trio, the young and talented pianist Mihkel Poll, the ballroom dance leading pair Eduard Korotkin – Kristine Esko and the Association of Little Accordions.

„It has become a good tradition to collect most of the charity sum, 35 015 kroons, through Olympic Casino's monthly charity jackpot,“ said Olympic Casino's marketing director Marje Braunbrück. The casino bar also sold topical blue-black-white cocktails to mark the anniversary of the Republic of Estonia and the profits of which went also to charity. The Pille Lill Musician Support Fund (PLMF) also collected additional money through the charity lottery chest and the wine table.

The charity check was accepted from Marje Braunbrück by the PLMF director Pille Lill who says that the charity sum will go towards helping to organize concerts for the young Estonian musicians. A large cake with chocolate notation was served at the end of the charity concert.

The PLMF was founded two years ago in order to support the talented Estonian musicians in developing their professional skills. „The fund's curators are Lord Carlisle and the ambassadors of England, Norway, Finland and Latvia in Estonia,“ explained Pille Lill. According to her, the fund issues stipends to musicians twice a year to promote their concert activities. The patron of the PLMF concert series is mister Arnold Rüütel, the President of the Republic of Estonia .

Olympic Casino Eesti AS started in 1993 and is currently the largest gaming operator in the Baltics. Today, the chain already includes fifteen casinos in Estonia, five in Lithuania, four in Latvia and one in the Ukraine. Olympic Casino provides work for over 1000 people in the Baltic states and in the Ukraine. The company's work arrangement is in compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001, the international quality standard. Olympic Casino is also a sponsor of the Estonian Olympic Committee.

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