Here are some of the events the Foundation has already organised, as well as our upcoming events.
We would be delighted to welcome you at one of these events aimed at supporting our Foundation.
We have seized on Luka’s major passion for classic cars to organise a rally, which is to take place on Saturday the 08th of September 2018. You are all kindly invited to take part in the second Lux Luka Promenade.
We hope to see you in large numbers!
All proceeds of this rally will go to a study into “the use of a new isotope marker in the early detection of relapse in patients/children suffering from primary malignant brain tumours”.
24/11/2018: Fundraising concert by 2Cellos for the Luka Hemelaere Foundation
2Cellos were discovered by Elton John. One day, Luka Sulic was playing the cello in a room at the Royal Academy of London, as was his wont, when Elton John happened to be passing by. He heard and saw the young musician’s talent, contacted the head of the Royal Academy to get hold of Luka’s contact details and called him. Convinced that the phone call was nothing but a hoax, the first thing Luka said was: “If you’re Elton John, then I'm Michael Jackson!” Elton John took Luka, as well as his friend and fellow cellist Stjepan Hauser, under his wing and the two musicians landed a contract with Sony. They could hardly believe it! Since then, they have become world-famous. They have performed in the US, Japan, Australia, China, Croatia, the Netherlands ,...
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