Charity auction of pictures of horses by children from Mravenecek Charity day hospital in Opava

HORSES FOR CHILDREN project joined the 52nd  Bezruc Festival in Opava to hold the exhibition “The Nobleness of the Horse” and a charity auction of horse  paintings by children with multiple handicaps from Mravenecek Charity day hospital in Opava.

H.E. Franc But, Slovenia’s ambassador to the Czech Republic, attended the charity auction. He auctioned off the drawing, Blue Halter, by Martin, 17, who is confined to bed and has no speech. Martin’s drawing now graces the interior of the Slovenian Embassy building in Prague.

Prominent guests, including Opava municipal council and other participants auctioned off nine pictures which value was CZK 9500. The proceeds will help Mravenecek to buy special safety belts for the van that serves its clients.