Media Reports

(The article below was excerpted from the Viet Economy Daily,
Issue #1368, January 2, 1999, U.S.A. Originally in Au lac Language)



On Friday evening, December 18, 1998, "One World Of Peace ... Through Music," a benefit concert organized by the Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association, was held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The event was hosted by actress Debbie Reynolds and actor John Moschitta.

The two above-mentioned performers are tireless humanitarians. Ms. Reynolds is a supporter of Girl Scouts and Thalians; Mr. Moschitta has raised more than four million dollars for charity organizations. All proceeds from the evening's benefit concert went to charities serving children with disabilities and terminal illnesses. Starlight Children's Foundation, presided by Mr. Marc Cohen, received $100,000. Ms. Shoshana Grammer and Mr. Mike Driebe, representatives from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, accepted on behalf of their organization a $150,000 contribution from the Supreme Master Ching Hai.

Accompanied by a 60-piece orchestra, the program included the performancers of singers, composers, and actors from Hollywood, such as Samantha Hunt, Shep Lonsdale (from Gaelic Storm), Kerry Walsh, Anne Marie Ketchum, Mel Kubik, Steven Cooper, Bill Conti, Peter Boyer, Fred Karlin, George Thatcher, Maria Newman, Nicole Campbell, and the Pasadena Boys Choir, just to mention a few.


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