Light up Prague and do a good deed

Saturday 13th February 2016
The National Theatre and Wenceslas Square, Prague

Event objectives Building up awareness of childhood oncology
  • emphasis on the key warning symptoms and the necessity of the timely doctor´s visit
  • clarification of the facts and myths about childhood cancer
Honor to the pediatric patients and their families
  • overcoming the taboos of cancer´s youngest warrior’s perception
  • support of the integration of childhood cancer patients back into the everyday life
Demonstration of the progresses in childhood cancer treatment and cure
  • introduction of the recent achievements of the Czech science and research in the field of childhood cancer
  • currently over 80% of child oncology patients successfully fight the disease
  • emphasis on the worldwide issue of insufficient funding of research in pediatric oncology, resulting in continuing 17% long-term mortality of specific pediatric oncology diagnosis
Event Programme
Programme download in Pdf
Golden Prague Light up the Capital in gold

The lighting up the Prague iconic buildings and landmarks in gold, the key color symbolizing pediatric oncology. This gesture follows the international campaign Light Up Hope Light It Up Gold

Lantern procession

Let´s pay a tribute to the child oncology patients and their families. Let´s set up for a lantern procession in the center of the capital city!
Start: Saturday 13th February 2016, The National Theatre Piazetta, 5 pm

Finish: The Wenceslas Square, next to the statue of St. Wenceslas

Concert at Mustek

Musical performance for the general public - concert of the popular Czech interpreters in support of children facing childhood cancer and their families.

Autographs signing

"Come for an autograph of many of the famous Czech personalities who support the Childhood Cancer Awareness Day."

Childhood oncology debates

Join the educative debates which are intended for the general public so as to discuss with the former child patients and their families in the Café Nona premises, the New scene of the National Theatre.. 

GOLDEN SCARF campaign

Everybody can express the support for childhood cancer facing patients and their families by tying up the GOLD SCARF.

Accompanying programme

The debates with former child patients within the scope of „My new life“ project.

Ambassador

Jiří Mádl, the actor
Jirka supports the child oncology patients already for many years, therefore he became the ambassador of the 1st year of Childhood Cancer Awareness day in 2015. We are honored that this popular Czech actor accepted our offer to continue as an ambassador for the 2nd year of this event as well. Jirko, thank you very much!

Facts Pediatric Oncology in numbers Europe
  • 15 000 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer each year
  • 3 000 child patients die of cancer each year
  • 500 000 European citizens are survivors of a pediatric cancer
  • 20% to 40% of survivors experience long-term side-effects

Source: Siop

The Czech Republic
  • 350 children are diagnosed with cancer each year
  • the most common types of childhood cancer: acute leukemia, brain and other central nervous system tumors
  • childhood cancers represent 1% of all cancer types
  • childhood cancer treatment: 8 children hematology and oncology centers (Prague, Brno, Plzen, Olomouc, Ostrava, Ceske Budejovice, Hradec Kralove, Usti nad Labem)
  • the success in treatment of childhood cancers: 83%

Source: Linkos

Manifesto

The European initiative with a key objective to support the general responsibility in the field of the pediatric oncology.

Authors:

The European Society for Pediatric Oncology ( SIOPe – Société Internationale Oncologie Pediatrique Europe) The International Confederation of Childhood Cancer Parent Organizations (ICCCPO – International Confederation of Childhood Cancer Parents Organization)

Manifesto objectives:

  • reinforcement of funding for specific research and clinical studies on pediatric cancers
  • building up the pediatric oncology awareness
  • monitoring of childhood cancer long-term side effects

All about Manifesto

Patronage
The European Parliament patronage
The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Government patronage
The Chairman of the Czech Republic Senate patronage
The Chairman of the Czech Republic Chamber of Deputies patronage
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic patronage
The Minister of Health of the Czech Republic patronage
The Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic patronage
The Mayor of the Prague Capital City patronage
The Mayor of the City Part Prague 1 patronage
Media presse realease of the event
TISKOVÁ ZPRÁVA - druhý ročník Dne dětské onkologie - pozvánka
TISKOVÁ ZPRÁVA - unikátní knižka básniček pro dětí na Den dětské onkologie
TISKOVÁ ZPRÁVA - šátková kampaň k 2. ročníku Dne dětské onkologie v ČR
TISKOVÁ ZPRÁVA - Den detske onkologie - light up gold campaign
media outlet extract
TV PRIMA, Zprávy FTV, 13.2.2016 v čase 22:52
TV BARRANDOV, Naše zprávy, 13.2.2016 v čase 12:29
ČESKÁ TELEVIZE, Studio 6, 12.2.2016 v čase 171:00
ČESKÁ TELEVIZE, Zprávy v 16, 13.2.2016 v čase 15:24
ČESKÁ TELEVIZE, Zprávy v 17, 13.2.2016 v čase 15:18
ČESKÁ TELEVIZE, Zprávy v 18, 13.2.2016 v čase 9:21
ČESKÁ TELEVIZE, Události, 13.2.2016 v čase 37:16
ČESKÁ TELEVIZE, 8.2.2016, Děti nemocné rakovinou trpí sociální izolací
TV PRAHA, Zprávy, 16.2.2016
NOVINKY.CZ, 11.2.2016, Den dětské onkologie vzdává hold dětským pacientům
NOVINKY.CZ, 9.2.2016, Petřínská rozhledna se rozsvítí zlatě a zeleně
ČESKÝ ROZHLAS, 8.2.2016, Ke Dni dětské onkologie se na Národním divadle rozzářily dvě instalace
ČESKÝ ROZHLAS, 13.2.2016, Prahu rozzáří lampiónový průvod
ČESKÝ ROZHLAS PLUS, 13.2.2016 v čase 7:45 hod
NOVINKY.CZ, 14.2.2016, Markétě je sedmnáct a už dvakrát porazila rakovinu
GLANC MAGAZINE, březen 2016 - Bez nohy můžu jet i na koni
DENÍK.cz, 9.2.2016, Teplice podpoří Den dětské onkologie
PARLAMENTNÍ LISTY, 7.2.2016, Ústí nad Labem: Město se připojí ke Dni dětské onkologie
PARLAMENTNÍ LISTY, 12.2.2016, Olomouc: Zlatě nasvícená radnice přuipomene Den dětské onkologie
MOSTECKÉ LISTY, leden 2016, Magistrát ozáří zlaté světlo
PARLAMENTNÍ LISTY, 8.2.2016, Most: Magistrát ozáří zlaté světlo
PARLAMENTNÍ LISTY, 13.2.2016, České Budějovice: Radnice bude nasvícena zlatým světlem
PARLAMENTNÍ LISTY, 12.2.2016, Česká centra si v Japonsku připomenou Den dětské onkologie
Contacts Organizer

HAIMA CZ, z.s.
V Úvalu 84, Praha 5, 150 06
www.haima.cz

Other Contacts

MUDr. Lucie Cingrošová - Childhood Cancer Awareness day coordinator
lucie.cingrosova@fnmotol.cz
737 153 689

Mgr. Roman Pacvoň - contact for media
roman@airside.cz
605 817 787

Dana Ipserová - contact for sponsors
danaips@seznam.cz