Arnold Schwarzenegger was in the spotlight at the second charity dinner and second climate auction at Stanglwirt Riding Hall. The auction brought 1.2 million euros, and the movie “Terminator” was broadcast in the company of his girlfriend Heather Milligan and his daughter.
Hahnenkamm “Snowciety” managed to come out for the first time on Thursday night and opened the community festival in and around Kitzbühel with magic. not less than the greatest of their names, Arnold SchwarzeneggerThey are invited to Stanglwirt in Going for a charity dinner that includes a climate protection auction, to express frankly their “Schwarzenegger Climate Initiative”. 1.2 million euros were raised in the process. “Styrian Oak” also enjoyed a light bulb in 2023.
The Hollywood star and former California governor walked the red carpet at Stanglwirt accompanied by his daughter Christina, girlfriend Heather Milligan, and nephew and attorney Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger. In an elegant suit and red tie, he seemed to be in a good mood and was undoubtedly able to earn a lot of buzz for himself.
However, one had to wait in vain for word of a donation on his part. Instead, once his famous duty had been done, he walked the red carpet in the direction of the indoor riding arena, where many of the exhibits were to be brought under the hammer, in an elegant dinner setting.
Terminator memorabilia and skates
These included: a humidifier with a clear Terminator indication, skates signed by Lindsey Vonn, an exact copy of a leather jacket from “Terminator 2”, a portrait of his friend and hobby illustrator, Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone, a work of art by Gottfried Helnwein or a painting by Brazilian artist Romero Britto, who also previously spent a lot of time on the red carpet. In any case, according to the organizer, the proceeds go to benefit the “Schwarzenegger Climate Initiative”, which organizes, among other things, the “Austrian Global Summit” in Vienna every May and supports climate projects around the world.
When Styrian Oak calls, of course celebrities stand by their guns. These were, for example: “Volks Rock ‘n’ Roller” Andreas Gabalier accompanied by gallery owner Lisa Kandelhofer, supermodel Barbara Meyer in very seductive golden shoes, Schwarzenegger’s friend Ralph Muller, presenter Miriam Weichelbrown and her sister Lindsey Vonn, the main men of the band “The BossHoss” Or actor Hannes Jaenicke.
1.2 million for climate
These celebs and their 170 more or less famous guests didn’t just flock to the red carpet after finishing the show, or at least walked it quickly and dug deep into their pockets for the climate: Former California governor played 1.2 million euros for environmental protection A.J. Schwarzenegger was elated with the amount at the end of the dinner: “Of course we can only continue our great work with the support of our friends and supporters. So thank you all for making this evening a success and being part of the solution.” The Schwarzenegger Climate Initiative wants to use the money to support projects in Africa, Asia, South America and Ukraine, for example.
But not only was the good and important cause the focus of the evening, but great entertainment was also provided. “The BossHoss” performed some of their songs and the auction itself wasn’t serious either. American comedian, actor, and TV presenter Matt Iseman performed his important job as an auctioneer with a clear flair for wit and a good dose of charm.
Sports, celebrities and politics
Around the same time, the state of Tyrol celebrates the traditional “Kitzbühel Reception” in Kitzbühel in the “Goldenen Gams”. After the usual reception with archers and brass bands, The Governor opened Anton Mattel (ÖVP), President of the ÖSV Roswitha Stadlober and Michael Huber, President of the Kitzbühel Ski Club, officially the Hahnenkamm 83 race. In addition to the entire government of Tyrol, with the exception of Deputy Governor Josef Geisler (ÖVP), Minister of State for Digitization Florian Turski (ÖVP), the ski greats in Past, Ernst Hinterseer and Karl Schranz, and the President of the Tyrolean Association of Industrialists, Christoph Swarovski, were present.
Finally, Governor Mattel made a confession: “I’m a skater.” But there are worlds between “skating and racing.” Much can be learned in life and in general from the bravery of racing athletes, he said, and introduced the “Stubaier Freitagsmusig” after the evening’s musical accompaniment. The cooking part of the event can begin.
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