Val de Vie Estate will host the annual Cintron Pink Polo breast cancer awareness event on 5 November 2016.
The event, popular with celebrities, influencers and supporters of the fight against breast cancer, started in 2010. The 2016 event which draws inspiration from Pantone’s colours of the year: Serenity and Rose Quartz continues the event mandate of raising awareness and acting as a vocal platform for breast cancer associated charities, whilst showcasing the best of international style polo laced in a ‘pretty in Pink’ experience.
Cintron Pink Polo
This polo with a purpose event combines a festival of the best of the sport of kings on the polo greens with a fashion and lifestyle celebration on the sidelines. Think stylish pop-up experiences curated by Veuve Clicquot Rosé, and couture style cocktails by headline sponsor Cintron. International beauty brand Sisley and Tosca will be the official beauty and hair partners.
“An exciting addition to this year’s event is partnering with Paarl local business, Fynbos Valley Gift Boxes to create the Blossom Box Boutique. A gifting initiative of beautiful boxes containing items which inspire, motivate and treat women bravely fighting breast cancer,” shares event owner and Val de Vie Events MD, Simone de Wet.
Cintron Pink Polo guests will be able to select a gift, write a note of encouragement on a tag and place the personalized product in the gift box from Blossom Box Boutique, which will be delivered to the St. Stephen’s Oncology Centre. Ladies will find the box on their seat when arriving for their treatment.
Event highlights include Top Billing presenter, Nico Panagio as the official event MC, and a performance by SA musician Jimmy Nevis. Expect to rub shoulders with SA’s who’s who including Val de Vie Estate marketing director and swimming legend, Ryk Neethling. As a special addition to this year’s Pink Polo, guests will enjoy complimentary welcome cocktails curtesy of Musgrave, the Official Gin Partner.
Rikki’s Taxi’s will offer guests special rates to and from the event. With the growth of the polo over the past years, many brands such as Julius Baer and Vodacom have come onboard as the respective banking- and network partners, creating a truly collaborative effort in raising awareness for breast cancer.
R100 Per Person: Pink Food Truck Fair tickets (For families and kids – bring along your picnic blanket – food will be on sale, no picnic baskets allowed. Children under the age of 13 enter the Pink Food Truck Fair for free).