On May 19, 2011, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and his fiancée, Charlene Wittstock, attended the 18th Annual Cinema Against AIDS 2011 event at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d’Antibes, France. Joining the couple with famed fashion designer, Mr. Karl Lagerfeld.
According to the official site for 18th Annual Cinema Against AIDS 2011, since the event’s first initial inception in 1993 the, “…Cinema Against AIDS events around the world have raised nearly $60 million for lifesaving AIDS research.” (source)
After the lavish dinner and auction was over, it was estimated that ten million U.S. dollars was raised for AIDS research during this event; furthermore, “… the appearance of Prince Albert of Monaco and his fiancée, Charlene Wittstock, at the dinner and auction helped raise 1,000,000 Euros (roughly $1.4 million in U.S. currency)…” (source) In the end, the winners of the auction won “… two rounds of tennis with the prince and two swimming lessons with the future princess of Monaco.” (source)
To view photos from the event please click the link here.