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Cannes Film Festival

May 15 & 16 2024

For the benefit of the Lang Lang Foundation
In the presence of Juliette Binoche & Lang Lang

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Cannes 2024

at carlton hotel cannes

We are delighted to announce that the Better World Fund Program that is set to unfold during the prestigious Cannes Film Festival on the 15th and 16th of May 2024, will be dedicated to the movement of Women Empowerment. This special edition holds particular significance as we come together to honor China on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between France and China.

The two-day event will be an immersive experience, weaving together art, culture, and philanthropy for a cause that resonates globally. The proceedings of the program will be dedicated to the benefit of the Lang Lang Foundation, a remarkable organization committed to promoting music education and cultural exchange.

Join us in this harmonious convergence of art and altruism as we strive to make the world a better place, one note, one insight, and one heartfelt commitment at a time.

A magnificent two days program

Gala Dinner
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Lang Lang Performance
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Joyce Jonathan Concert
joyce jonathan jolies petites choses
Award Ceremony
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Red Carpet
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Private Auction
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7:30 PM
Cocktail &  Better World Red Carpet

9:00 PM
Gala Dinner

Fashion Show
Private auction
Lang Lang Performance
Joyce Jonathan Performance
Award Ceremony

1:00 AM

10:30 AM

01:00 PM
Light Lunch

Lang Lang Foundation

Keys of inspiration program

The "Keys of Inspiration" program is revolutionizing music education in public schools. It aims to provide children of all background the opportunity to discover the power of music by implementing state-of-the-art piano labs and music curriculums in schools. Through this program, Lang Lang Foundation redefines music education and inspires change.

Music is the greatest gift in my life, and I am immensely grateful for the opportunities that led me to where I am today. Throughout my career, I have shared my love of music with people of all ages, from all over the world.

Lang Lang, President & Founder


• Create positive change in children's live through music education

• Providing a safe and structured learning environment

• Promoting collaboration and creativity

• Creating a culture of music appreciation

Since its start in 2013, the program has expanded globally, impacting over 182,000 students across the world.

Better World Fund is proud to help this wonderful initiative grow with our Cannes event.

Lang Lang


Lang Lang, a piano virtuoso and prodigy, quickly revealed himself a true phenomenon, winning his first competition at the age of five. This was followed by a series of international victories that took him to the world's greatest stages, including the legendary Carnegie Hall in New York.

With a career filled with dazzling performances alongside the greatest orchestras, Lang Lang has become a true international star. He breaks the stereotypes of classical music with his captivating performances and expressive style. His album "Memory," covering works from Mozart to Liszt, reached the top of the Billboard classical chart in just three weeks. He has also contributed to the soundtracks of award-winning films.

Watch Lang Lang perform on May 15th in Cannes.

Grammy Award
Echo Klassik Award
2013 & 2015

Joyce Jonathan


French singer-songwriter and performer, she began her musical journey by learning the piano at the age of 5. Quickly gaining popularity, she gathered phenomenal support on My Major Company to finance the production of her first record "Sur mes gardes" in 2010. It was certified platinum a few months after its release. Her unique talent earned her the NRJ Music Award for Francophone Revelation of the Year at just 21 years old.

She also met great success in China, where her albums and tours are sold both in French and Mandarin. She’s a true celebrity there, she’s regularly invited in TV Shows with hundreds millions of viewers.

With five albums to her credit, Joyce continues to surprise and evolve. She releases in january 2024 “Si je mange, je vais en enfer”, a moving title on body positivity. She obtains more than 1 million listeners in only 10 days.

Watch Joyce Jonathan on May 15th for a unique performance in French and Mandarin.

Une place pour moi
Sur mes gardes

Masterclass for Women’s Empowerment

An inspiring and meaningful program

This inspiring masterclass will take place in Cannes, featuring outstanding international speakers who will present the world's best solutions to the endemic inequalities suffered by women.

This event aims to highlight the incredible achievements of women across industries and shed light on pressing issues affecting their personal and professional lives. Get ready to be inspired and gain insights from these influential speakers who are driving change and making a difference in our world.

Moderated by Guila Clara Kessous, Unesco Artist for Peace

Social entrepreneur and executive coach, she uses theatrical techniques and role-playing games as tools that can not only enhance corporate communication, but help heal those who have suffered from prior trauma, especially women. For her work with humanitarian causes, she has been nominated a “UNESCO Artist for Peace”, notably in link with her work in collaboration with Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Malala Yousafzai, using theatre to help women's empowerment.

As a certified coach, she has helped more than 500 senior executives (French Tech, CAC 40, Nasdaq 500) in their leadership responsibilities dealing with women's empowerment and conflict resolution. As an "Officier des Arts et des Lettres", she has been nominated a "Rising Talent" of the Women's Forum for the Economy and Society for her work in feminist diplomacy.


Institutional and corporate changemakers
Her Excellency
Eliza Jean Reid
First Lady of Iceland
Her Excellency
Mareva Grabowski-Mitsotakis
First Lady of Greece(TBC)
Mohamed Aboueleneen
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives of Egypt
Najat Vallaud Belkacem
Former French Minister of Women‘s Rights
Aurelia Khazan
Ambassador for Peace of the Universal Circle of Ambassadors of Peace
Adriana Shaw
President and Founder of HerFlix
⁠Sophie Yannicopoulos
Managing Director of Adobe France

Women's Empowerment

For a better world

Women, the bearers of life, have the power to change the world for the better, for their children, for all of us.

Today, the representation of women on screen is essential to overcome gender stereotypes and deep-rooted prejudices.

By giving women more varied and complex roles, the cinema industry offers positive role models who challenge traditional expectations and encourage women's emancipation. This helps to create a more egalitarian and inclusive society by showing audiences that women can occupy all domains of life and have a significant impact.

In addition, the presence of women behind the camera also creates professional opportunities for other women in the film industry.

Cinema has a powerful cultural impact and can be a tool for promoting social change. It is therefore essential to continue to support and encourage the participation of women in all aspects of the film industry in order to create a more equitable and inclusive world for all.

Manuel Collas de La Roche

President & Founder

"The better world to which we all aspire is now within our reach. Deeply humanitarian, I am convinced that together we can move mountains by providing concrete solutions to tomorrow's challenges.

In 2016, driven by the desire to take part in this movement of awareness, I launched the Better World Fund.

Yes, there is hope.
Everywhere in the world, women and men are creating, innovating, and taking action for climate change, social inequalities, culture, and education. The Better World Fund’s ambition is to highlight and financially support these actions that give hope.The power of film seemed to me an obvious way to raise awareness and inspire global world citizens to act for the future of our planet."

Discover the team and our supporters >

Better World Fund Awards

by anis dargaa, belgian surrealist artist

Dargaa's artistic career spans over two decades, during which he has traveled the world to exhibit his works in prestigious galleries and venues in Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Austria, the United States, Germany, and France.
His work has earned him numerous awards, including the City of Cannes Prize (Palme d’Art) in 2011, and he was named the Belgian Artist of the Year in 2012 by the National Council of Plastic Arts, a founding member of the International Association of Plastic Arts of UNESCO.

He presents many trophies to world celebrities through prestigious events such as the Dargaa D’or. Through his art, Anis also supports research against breast cancer «Ladies Against Cancer ASBL», the «Alexandre Bodart Pinto» disability and numerous other charitable causes.

Anis Dargaa now creates trophees for the Better World Awards since 2020.

Last Edition

Better World Fund during the Cannes Film Festival 2023

Leonardo di Caprio, The Brazilian and indigenous delegations, invited by the Amazonia Fund Alliance have honored the Better World Fund with their presence at the Carlton Cannes Hotel , on the 21st of May 2023

On Sunday May 21 and Monday May 22, 2023, in the halls of the Carlton Cannes hotel, committed and creative personalities from all over the world met, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Liz McComb, Arisa, Georges Tomb, Alok Petrillo, Yury Revich, Fisher Stevens, Kelly Piquet, Kiera Chaplin, Tony Nader, Hofit Golan, Swan Sit, Johanna Plafsky, Richard Orlinski, Alvaro Nuñez, Scottie Thomtson, Tom Volf Elie BNC & the United Choirs, Amazonia the Space of Life, … Ms. Sonia Guajajara, Minister of Indigenous Peoples, Ms. Célia Xakriabá, Federal Deputy of Brazil , Mr Osmar Almeida Junior, Secretary of State, Ministry of Social Development of Brazil, Chief Raoni, Mapu, … all driven by the desire to positively influence the future of our society.

The funds raised were for the benefit of the Akbaraly Foundation, represented by its founder Cinzia Akbaraly (https://fondationakbaraly.org/fr/home-francais/), an organization that promotes the right to health, education and a better quality of life for women and children in Madagascar, as well as as well as the Amazônia Fund Alliance program for the Brazilian Federation of UNESCO (BFUCA) (https://www.amazoniafundalliance.org/), an organization that opts for the preservation of Amazonian ecosystems.

Media coverage in over 53 countries

Press, tv & live stream

We distribute pre & post press releases to worldwide media outlets, working together with our PR and communication companies to ensure top coverage of our events.

The Better World Fund plans to reach viewers on a global scale by livestreaming segments of the Event and conducting interviews with esteemed guests from the red carpet. The stream will include the content of the prestigious awards ceremony along with post-event content to highlight the importance of our partnered charity foundations and sponsors.


seats or tables
Only on demand
Our most prestigious table, closest to the stage. For our VIP Guests. - Only 2 tables
Great Patron VIP
Table of 10 : 25.000€ | table of 18 : 45.000€ | Seat 2.500€
VIP Tables surrounding the presidential table in front of the stage, including exclusive gifts. - Only 8 tables
Great Patron
Table of 10 : 20.000€ | Table of 18 : 36.000€ | Seat 2.000€
Premium Tables located right behind the Great Patron VIP Tables for the Perfect Ambiance - Only 10 Tables
Table of 10 : 15.000€ | table of 18 : 25.000€ | Seat 1.500€
Regular Tables located further from the stage - Only 6 Tables
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