THRIVE; AN INSPIRATIONAL ART EXHIBITION WITH A VISION
WE ARE EXTREMELY EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE OUR FIRST SAVE WILD TIGER EVENT OF 2014: THRIVE.
This year we are very lucky to have an incredible group of artists working with us to help save wild tigers. These talented individuals have come together and created an amazing array of tiger inspired art works which will be exhibited at the Sanderson, London and then auctioned in aid of Save Wild Tigers at the Mango Tree tiger dinner, London.
THRIVE: 14th - 19th May 2014, The Sanderson Hotel, London
Mango Tree Tiger Dinner: 20th May 2014, The Mango Tree, London
This stunning exhibition has been curated by Lauren Baker. Lauren Baker is a contemporary multimedia artist producing sculptural works and has curated art installations and exhibited at Tate Britain and Tate modern, and art directed the windows of Selfridges, Browns and Harrods. She has exhibited world-wide: with shows in U.S.A. and Europe. Baker’s most intricate work; The Crystal Tiger, is a life-size tiger head sculpture encrusted with 45,000 Swarovski crystals.
Our 2014 SWT art exhibition artists:
Cassandra Yap, Chapter, Chiara Lisa Perano and Bellerby & co, Claire Bentley Smith, Clara Bacou, Jane McCracken, Laura Lian, Lauren Baker, Magnus Gjoen, Mark Powell, Mikey Brain, Otto Schade, Pampa Louzao, Rohan Chhabra, Shannon Rose Lane and Yanskiy
For further information on our artists please visit http://www.savewildtigers.org/inspired/swt-art-exhibit
MORE DETAILS ANNOUNCED ABOUT OUR INCREDIBLE 2014 EVENTS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA!
This incredible trip will begin on the 2nd of October 2014 at the renowned Raffles hotel in Singapore. Enjoy a luxurious evening stay and glamorous breakfast reception at this iconic hotel, known for its intoxicating blend of luxury, history and colonial ambience. Indulge in a scrumptious breakfast on the 3rd of October before boarding the Eastern and Oriental Express where your journey begins. Savour the scenery and travel up in to Malaysia through gently unfolding rural landscapes in the heart of the tiger's historical habitat. Arrive in Kuala Lumpur early evening and transfer to the magnificent five star Majestic hotel in Kuala Lumpur for a star studded drinks reception and gala dinner. This exclusive event will most definitely be a memorable night not to be missed! Following the dinner, guests will re-join the train and the adventure will continue. On the 4th of October, the train will continue through the stunning Malaysian countryside up to Penang where it will stop for a wonderful reception and inspirational tiger art exhibition. You will then cross the border in to Thailand and you can relax and unwind whilst enjoying a Michelin star dinner on board as you watch the sun set over the beautiful countryside. From ancient temples to jungle clad hills, the 5th of October will be filled with discovery and tiger experts will be on board to answer your every question. In the morning guests will alight at the River Kwai Bridge station for a cruise along the picturesque river with a local historian. They will also visit the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre and the Don Rak War Cemetery. Guests will arrive in Bangkok late afternoon and transfer to the incredible Mandarin Oriental hotel where you will spend the night and enjoy a fabulous VIP drinks reception to celebrate the end of this iconic journey. On the 6th of October you can explore and enjoy the wonderful sites of Bangkok at your leisure whilst soaking up the fabulous Thai culture.
Ticket prices start from:
For further details and booking information, please visit http://www.easternandorientalexpress.com/tiger or call 0845 619 1217.
*30% of the Eastern and Oriental Tiger Express ticket price, along with the proceeds from the Save Wild Tiger (SWT) Gala Dinner in Kuala Lumpur, will be split between Save Wild Tiger initiatives run by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Malaysia, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and the Born Free Foundation (BFF).
- Doubling Malayan tiger numbers in the Endau Rompin Landscape in the Johor and Pahang areas of peninsular Malaysia. WCS projects monitor tiger populations, train teachers in environmental education, maintain & establish habitat corridors and carry out on the ground patrols to prevent poaching.
-Investigations and campaigns on the illegal trade in tiger parts and products run by the EIA. Investigators work undercover in dangerous circumstances to gather evidence of the illegal tiger trade across S.E Asia which provides evidence for law enforcement agencies.
-The Satpuda Landscape Tiger Programme (managed by BFF) which works to engage communities, secure crucial tiger habitat, tackle wildlife crime and monitor tiger populations in one of the most important tiger habitats left in the world.
2.THE MAJESTIC TIGER GALA DINNER AT THE RENOWNED YTL MAJESTIC HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR, GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY YTL.
This will be a night not to be missed. Attended by celebs, VIP's, ambassadors and influential business leaders, it will be a glamorous evening that will be the must-have event in your social calendar. Please follow the link below for more information and watch this space for more details coming your way soon.
Text TIGER to 70800 today and give £3 to help save wild tigers*