Rihanna & Gucci's Frida Giannini Light Unicef's 2008 Snowflake In Nyc November 19

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Rihanna & Gucci's Frida Giannini Light UNICEF's 2008 Snowflake in NYC November 19

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

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    Multi-platinum MTV, Grammy, and American Music Award winning artist Rihanna

and Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini will light the UNICEF Snowflake at the

Grand Army Plaza in New York City. A strong supporter of UNICEF, Rihanna is also

the global representative of the 2008 Gucci Campaign to Benefit UNICEF, which

launches worldwide on Wednesday, November 19.   

    R&B artist Ne-Yo will perform live during the ceremony before watching

Rihanna and Frida flip the switch to illuminate the magnificent Snowflake,

signifying the beginning of the gift-giving season. 

    Following the lighting is a cocktail party in the Gucci 5th Avenue 

flagship store to celebrate the launch of the 4th annual Gucci Campaign to

Benefit UNICEF which continues to support education, healthcare, protection 

and clean water programs for orphans and children affected by HIV/AIDS in  sub-

Saharan Africa. For this year's initiative, Creative Director Frida 

Giannini has designed a special white version of the TATTOO HEART COLLECTION 

featuring a stylized heart tattoo along with iconic Gucci symbols on a wide range

of accessories. Gucci will donate 25 percent of sales from this 

dedicated collection in Gucci stores in over 20 countries from November 19, 2008

through January 31, 2009. 


    B-ROLL INCLUDES:  Snowflake lighting ceremony; Red carpet arrivals; 

Soundbites with Rihanna, Caryl Stern (President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for 

UNICEF) celebrity guests and more. 




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SOURCE: Gucci 

    CONTACT:  Lance Enger of Dogmatic, Inc for Gucci





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