The 2017 Team Diabetes of Second Life Winter Art and Showcase event opens on December 1st, 2017 and run through until December 10th, inclusive. As with previous years, the event will include ten days of live performers, DJs, concerts, tribute acts, hunts, ice skating, ice fishing and, of course the Winter Showcase and the Kultivate Winter Art show. All to raise money for the American Diabetes Association (ADA), through Team Diabetes of Second Life, ADA’s official and authorised in-world fund-raising team.
Over 40 merchants are participating in the showcase, comprising: Aleutia, alme., Beyond Persuasion Design, Blossom, BYRNE, ChiC Buildings, Chiffon, Chop Zuey Couture Jewellery, Dixie Dandelion and Designs, DBS, Emerald Couture, Fjordian Slip, Get Jiggy, Ghee, Gidget’s Style, Go Frock Yourself, Just Ordinary, Kades, Kiliki Bikini, LC Fashion, Le Fashion Whore, Love, Lunar Seasonal Designs, MadCatCreations, Mara’s Mysteries, Mahlberg Tailors, Metal & Stone, OMG! Inc, OYO Breedables, Park Place, Potomac Signature Homes, Roth’s, Rush, Shiva, Simply Shelby, Sohoe Shoes, Spyralle, Steelhead, Tayren’s Fantasy Fashions, TRS Designs, Tylar’s Treasures, Winterwood, Wood Works, Xanna Wahwah Designs, and Xplicit Designs.
Merchants are each offering at least one item among their displays with 100% of proceeds from sales going directly to Team Diabetes of Second Life. The Showcase once again occupies half of Kultivate Magazine’s home region, a short walk from the brand’s art gallery spaces, and faces the Winter Art Show.
Sponsored and produced by Kultivate Magazine, the Art Show features the following artists and photographers: AlexAvion, Anjelikka, Bri Graycloud, alystiaMoonShadow, Caresia Adored, Carisa Franizzi, Carlotta Ceawlin, Catalina Staheli, Chanasitsayo, DAKOTA LAVAROCK, Eucalyptus Carroll, ilyra chardin, Jamee Sandalwood, JolieElle Parfort, John Brianna, Layachi ihnen, maaddi, Paaie, roadrabbit resident, roxaane Fyanucci, Sandi Benelli, saoirseheart, Sheba Blitz, Slatan Dryke, smalldoll resident, talligurl, tessagrace51, Tutti Kaya, Veruca Tammas, & wintergeist. All artists are also offering at least one item of art for sale with 100% of preoceeds going to Team Diabetes of Second Life.
In addition to the shopping and art, the event features two hunts with prizes to be claimed:
- The Reindeer Hunt – find the reindeer scatter throughout the events and pay each of them L$10 (all proceeds to Team Diabetes of Second Life) to claim a prize.
- Santa Quest – purchase a HUD for L$150 from the kiosk near the landing point and help put Santa together again after he crash his sleigh! Find the piece, put things together and claim ten prizes.
There is also daily entertainment through the event – see the event and entertainment schedule for entertainers and times.
About the American Diabetes Association
Established in 1940, the American Diabetes Association is working to both prevent and cure diabetes in all it forms, and to help improve the lives of all those affected by diabetes. It does this by providing objective and credible information and resources about diabetes to communities, and funding research into ways and means of both managing and curing the illness. In addition, the Association gives voice to those denied their rights as a consequence of being affected by diabetes.
About Team Diabetes of Second life
Team Diabetes of Second Life is an official and authorised fund-raiser for the American Diabetes Association in Second Life. Established with the aim of raising funds in support of diabetes treatment and to raise awareness of the disease in SL, Team Diabetes of Second Life was founded by Jessi2009 Warrhol and John Brianna (Johannes1977 Resident), and is served by an advisory board comprising Eleseren Brianna, Veruca Tammas, Sandie Loxingly, Rob Fenwitch, Earth Nirvana and Dawnbeam Dreamscape, with Saiyge Lotus serving as a special advisor.
- 2016 Winter Showcase and Art Show (Water Haven, rated: Moderate)
- Team Diabetes of Second Life website
- American Diabetes Association website
- Official Team Diabetes of SL American Diabetes Association Online Page
- International Diabetes Federation website