Sunday, August 20, 2017

Catherine Deneuve visits Yekaterinburg for charity event

French actress Catherine Deneuve landed in Yekaterinburg this week to take part in the "Beauty and Power of Opera" charitable event.

Money collected from the event will go toward the Children's Cancer and Hematological Centre at the regional hospital, the Voice of Russia reports.

As part of the event, Deneuve will conduct a master-class for students at the Theatre Institute in Yekaterinburg.

Deneuve has been involved in several charities, including Amnesty International, the Climate Project, Children, Action, Reporters without Borders and Handicap International, as well as various charities fighting AIDS and cancer.

Deneuve is a world-renowned French actress known for embodying elegance and charm. Deneuve was born in Paris in October 1943 and made her movie debut in 1957. She has won multiple César Awards for best actress and received her first Academy Award nomination in 1993.