Children Uniting Nations 10th Anniversary Event Selected As Official Party For Consulate General of Israel and Oscar Nominated, 'Waltz with Bashir'

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We are honored to have an Israeli film nominated two years in a row for an Academy Award. We are proud to support this wonderful film and show the world that art and culture play a vital role in Israeli society

Children Uniting Nations (CUN) celebrates their 10th anniversary viewing of the Academy Awards and after party this February 22nd at the Beverly Hilton. The much buzzed about Oscar Nominated, "Waltz with Bashir" and director/writer Ari Folman have decided on the CUN Awards Viewing Party as their destination on Awards night. The event is presented by The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Swaggmedia.com and 93.5 The Beat radio station who will be broadcasting all night. Children Uniting Nations, a global nonprofit, aims to bring communities together and come to the aid of children most in need.

"We are honored to have an Israeli film nominated two years in a row for an Academy Award. We are proud to support this wonderful film and show the world that art and culture play a vital role in Israeli society" said Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles, Jacob Dayan.

" The reason this is such a good fit for us, is that this film illustrates that there are no winners in war, we all lose- especially the children. We are extremely thankful that they have chosen to celebrate with us on Oscar night!" Said CUN Founder Daphna Ziman.

The CUN dinner and viewing party will screen the Academy Awards live while recognizing CUN award winners including a special Humanitarian award. Last year, the event had over 70 celebrities attend to raise awareness for CUN programs. Past attendees/performers have included such devoted talent as Wyclef Jean, Chaka Kahn, Christina Milian, Peirce Brosnan, Tracy Edmonds, Radha Mitchell, Esai Morales, Jane Seymore, IceT and many others. This year, DJ AM, the Jabbawockeez and Doug E. Fresh will keep the guests on their feet and in the mood to celebrate and join hosts comedian Tommy Davidson and Fox 11's reporter/journalist Christine Divine.

Confirmed guests include: Jane Seymour, Stephen Dorff, Garcelle Beauvais, Camryn Manheim Christina Milian, additional attending guests, performers and honorees will be announced shortly.

Children Uniting Nations (CUN) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a positive path for at risk youth. CUN strives to recruit and train community leaders, advocates and volunteers to service foster youth. The services provided by CUN have resulted in large-scale community involvement successfully proliferating positive achievements in the lives of our children in foster care. CUN brings to table a strong community collaborative designed by regarded experts in the foster care and mentoring communities. Children Uniting Nations aims to bring our global communities together to come to the aid of children most in need. Children Uniting Nations has been instrumental in moving policy for cohesive approaches based on "best practices guidelines" for foster youth and mentoring. These guidelines are also incorporated into the international advocacy and support Children Uniting Nations provides across the world.

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