Shanghai, China (December 15, 2008) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — Radisson Hotel Pudong Century Park, one of the world's leading, full-service hotel brands has launched 'The Art of Christmas', a charity auction that celebrates Chinese art during this festive season of giving and goodwill.
With all proceeds going to disadvantaged students of the Yang Dong Migrant Primary School, the hotel has commissioned three young and talented artists from Shanghai to create artwork for the hotel that resonate with the Christmas spirit.
As a first among Shanghai hotels, guests at the Radisson Hotel Pudong Century Park and art collectors across the region will have the opportunity to view and bid for the spectacular paintings online. Interested parties simply need to download the art auction and credit card authorization forms from www.radisson.com/hotels/chnpudon/optional.page .
Both forms can be submitted via email or fax, attention to Lily Yao, Director of Public Relations, Radisson Hotel Pudong Century Park, Shanghai China at Tel: +86 21 5130 0000 or Fax +86 21 5130 0111, Email [email protected] and Website www.radisson.com/shanghaicn_pudong .
The auction closes on Sunday, December 21 at 16:00, GMT +8:00. All successful auction bidders will be notified within a week and the hotel can assist with transport arrangements for paintings to be delivered both within China and overseas.
"This is part of our ongoing efforts to support the new generation of budding artists in Shanghai, as well as to lend a helping hand to those in need in the true spirit of Christmas," said Gerhard R. Fasching, General Manager, Radisson Hotel Pudong Century Park.
The contributing artists, Pan Minyi, Zhao Ling and Gao Yiyuan come from different backgrounds and art movements, spanning traditional Chinese painting to modern and contemporary styles. They were commissioned by Mr. Dai Zhikang, the owner of the hotel and the 'Zendai Museum of Modern Art' in Shanghai, who is also a passionate art collector. Mr. Zhikang's taste for art is reflected in the design of the hotel, which incorporates minimalist-chic with bold colours, clean lines and a unique collection of modern artwork.
*Transport arrangement charge is to be borne by bidders.
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