Concert turns spotlight on rheumatic diseases
The municipality of La Orotava, and specifically the Teobaldo Power Auditorium, hosts the 3rd Solidarity Symposium on June 7th, starting at 8.30pm.
Cari Hernández Robles, a resident of La Orotava with systemic sclerosis, a rare, rheumatic and autoimmune disease, and organiser of the event with her family, explains that with this concert “we want to make these diseases visible and investigate them”. Thus, money collected goes entirely to the Asociación Reuninves del HUC.
Rheumatic diseases are the leading cause of physical disability in the Western world. There are about 250 rheumatic diseases.
This year, artists giving their time are: Eladio Torres, Parranda Bentahod, Kako Gorse, Jueves band, Cari and Alfonso, and the great tenor Nestor Galván.
Tickets are at 10 euros and the points of sale: Confectionery and coffee Taoro “Casa Egón”; Multi-shop Fariña and Wehbe in La Orotava and La Laguna.
The theme of this edition is “Surrendering is not an option!”