New York Gala

September 10th 2013, Capitale, New York

The Event

One day after the US Open final 2013, Honorary Chair and No.1 tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic, hosted the third charity event and dinner at Capitale, New York that managed to raise $2,500,000 for preschool programs in Serbia.

Guests were treated to a cocktail, dinner, live auction and evening entertainment.

The Night

Dress Code

Black Tie


Lior Suchard

Piano Iconoclast


World Champion Breakdancer

BBoy Negiun

Our Results


Raised during the night


Event Chairs

Global Ambassadors

VIP Attendees

Many distinguished guests, royals and leading names from the world of sport, fashion, film industry, music were there to support the Foundation and raise funds for preschool programs in Serbia.
Adriana Lima
Angela Lindvall
Anna Wintour
Anne V
A$AP Rocky
Camila Alves
Candice Swanepoel
Cara Santana
Chanel Iman
Chloe Bridges
Donna Karan
Dree Hemmingway
Goldie Hawn
Jesse Metcalfe
Jessica Hart
Jimmy Connors
John McEnroe
Julie Roitfeld
Karlie Kloss
Karolina Kurkova
Louise Roe
Meghan Markle
Mehcad Brooks
Milutin Gatsby
Naomi Campbell
Nicky Hilton
Oliver Theysken
Randy Jackson
Ricky Gervais
Ryan Lochte
Selita Ebanks
Tommy and Dee Hilfiger
Toni Garrn
Vladmir Restoin Roitfeld

Live Auction Highlights

  • Among the variety of one of a kind items presented during the live auction, American Vogue Editor-in-Chief, Anna Wintour, gave bidders achance to be photographed by world renowned fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier and then attend a fashion show as her guest.
  • Joining in the aid, Victoria’s Secret donated tickets to attend their, yearly and most anticipated, Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
  • Offering another amazing experience Novak Djokovic auctioned a private tennis match with himself in preparation for the 2014 Wimbeldon Tournament.
  • Ricky Gervais, Goldie Hawn, Naomi Campbell, Karolina Kurkova, and Candice Swanepoel all joined on-stage for the live-auction to drive sales of one-of-a kinds items and experiences to lucky bidders.
  • One of the highlights of the auction was a week on the Super Yacht Galaxy, which was sold twice for $300,000 each.

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Capitale New York

130 Bowery Street

About the venue

From the lavish atmosphere to the unparalleled service offered, Capitale stands as a venue and event space of distinction and style for those seeking the very best.

Originally the Bowery Savings Bank, this national historic landmark was designed by Stanford White and built in 1893.
Capitale’s interior features tall Corinthian columns, a beautifully decorated 65 foot coved ceiling, and an art glass skylight making Capitale’s Grand Ballroom one of New York City’s great event spaces.

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