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#1 magicmoment

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Posted September 13, 2008 - 08:39 PM

dont have a clue what the article says.. but i found the pictures to be kinda interesting.
maybe Chicano or Nissan can recap? hah.. or anyone who can speak spanish.


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#2 SaintNicholasVanExel

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Posted September 13, 2008 - 08:46 PM

interesting.
well, the shoot was for unicef aaaannnd, it has something to do with a book called "creating dreams."
i guess the book talks about the work of unicef, and something about a village.
aaand now i have a headache. hahah.
help chicano!

Edited by SaintNicholasVanExel, September 13, 2008 - 08:47 PM.


#3 L.A.K.E.R

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Posted September 13, 2008 - 08:49 PM

Pau Gasol and Priscilla of Gustin are two of the ten pairs of famous people and models who have ceded their image to illustrate the book "Creating Dreams", a common project and commemorating the 10 th anniversary of La Roca Village.

For years, Pau Gasol of very actively involved in several humanitarian projects that UNICEF conducts worldwide. In 2005 he traveled to South Africa, where he won the affection of many children who hitherto not known. Last year, the star of the NBA travelled to Angola to attend as a guest of luxury in the African Basketball Championship, the Afrobasket. During his stay in Angola, the basketball star visited several children's hospitals and talked with thousands of teenagers about the prevention of AIDS.


Pau Gasol said yesterday that it feels "very lucky and happy to be part of the UNICEF family," an experience "very special" that hopes to live "for many years."

The book "Creating Dreams" project is a result of the alliance between La Roca Village 'outlet shopping' and UNICEF, which aims to publicize the work of humanitarian organization that develops from more than 60 years ago in 155 countries and, while holding the 10-year life of the first outlet that the group Value Retail opened in Spain.

Priscilla of Gustin described this initiative as "very nice" and was "very appreciative of power and help bring my grain of sand."

The beginnings of Pau Gasol in the basketball team go back to their school in Sant Boi, crying, and are closely linked to Marianao Park, where the athlete spent long afternoons teenager in the company of their parents and grandparents. It is here where the highest scorer in the last Olympics in Beijing wanted to return to accompany the model of Priscilla Gustin in the photo session yesterday solidarity that led the fashion photographer Xevi Muntaner for the book "Creating Dreams"

On the wishes and made to meet the highest scorer in the last Olympics explained that a professional level have been met many of them: "This is my dream because each passing day and every championship is something that makes me feel very well, satisfied and done. " He added that on a personal level, his great dream "is to have a family" and devote his life to other things other than just sport and basketball. "


Pau Gasol had achieved two of his greatest dreams: to contest the Olympic Games and play in the NBA. The player Sant Boi not only plays in the prestigious league NBA, but this summer in Beijing, took the silver medal and managed to finish the championship as the highest scorer of the Olympic competition by signing a total of 157 points. He defined as "a taste between sweet and bitter" to defeat the United States in the last Olympic final and devoted great praise for his fellow selection: "what is the most special group we have, with great capacity for illusion, work and ambition" . With an eye to next season expressed wishes that "the maximum" to obtain the ring with Los Angeles Lakers.


While Priscilla of Gustin has consolidated his career as a professional in the world of fashion, the passion for sport unites these two young men, since the model competed in the national team swimmer from Spain before triumph in Spain and gangways around the world.

From Gustin, who also dreams "with having a family in the future," revealed that as a swimmer their wishes professionals have been conducted, while in his current profession as a model, "others are to come."

Pau Gasol was trying to always be "the most cheerful, happy and positive" possible because, in his words, "Tomorrow is not guaranteed for anybody, wherever you are you and who you are."

In addition to the presence of Pau Gasol and Priscilla of Gustin, the project "Creating Dreams" UNICEF and La Roca Village also has the participation 9 other illustrious figures from different fields related to Catalunya, 9 and 9 models recognized that during this prestigious photographers year have given their time free of charge and its image to help spread the message and the work of humanitarian organization.

Couples who have perched to illustrate the book "Creating Dreams" are: the archaeologist, anthropologist and paleontologist Eudald Carbonell, the film director Isabel Coixet, graphic designer americas Sanchez, the chef Carme Ruscalleda, Dr. Josep Baselga, oncologist, and the architect Benedetta Tagliabue.


Minerva Portillo, Andres Velence, Elisabeth Mas, Miguel Iglesias, Mary and Joan Miquel Coll Meràngels are models that have accompanied the various characters in photo sessions signed by photographers Toni Mateu, Manuel Outumuro, Sergi Jasanada, Jordi Cortes, Cesar Lucadamo and Dani Riera respectively

The photographs have been "fired" in the scenarios more emblematic of the city of Barcelona, as the beach at La Barceloneta, the Casa Batllo, Laberint d'Horta, the Mercat de la Boqueria, the faculty of the Monastery of Pedralbes or new Building Natural Gas.

In addition to these photographs, the book "Creating Dreams" is filled with pictures of faces three other known for his work and his contribution in the fields of fashion, sport and art.

La Roca Village will donate 60,000 € a UNICEF program for the Protection of Children Against Violence, exploitation and abuse. It is also planned sale of UNICEF, among other actions to raise funds that will occur in the village throughout the year.


Thank god for Google Translator :D

Now I can read it...

Edited by L.A.K.E.R, September 13, 2008 - 08:50 PM.


#4 magicmoment

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Posted September 13, 2008 - 08:52 PM

oh ok, awesome. thanks L.A.K.E.R

#5 L.A.K.E.R

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Posted September 13, 2008 - 08:53 PM

oh ok, awesome. thanks L.A.K.E.R


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Posted September 16, 2008 - 07:20 AM

If that stuff was made by Kobe, Nugget and LDK would have put it in the blog. But oh, it was made by Pau, so who cares (I´m being ironic).

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Posted September 16, 2008 - 07:39 AM

Pau has been an UNICEF ambassador for years now. Since his first season in the league. He has always been quite modest about it.
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