One Drop Archive

  • One Drop Recognized as Top NonProfit in Canada

    One Drop Recognized as Top NonProfit in Canada

    International water foundation One Drop was named one of the Top 10 International Impact Charities in Canada for 2019 for 'making a difference' by Charity Intelligence, an organization that conducts independent research and develops in-depth reports in the philanthropic sector.

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  • One Drop Partners With Contemporary Artists To Raise $15M

    One Drop Partners With Contemporary Artists To Raise $15M

    In partnership with Phillips Auction House, international water foundation ONE DROP is pleased to announce Art for One Drop, a contemporary art charity auction that will raise funds for One Drop’s safe water initiatives in Latin America.

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  • A Review of One Night for One Drop 5

    A Review of One Night for One Drop 5

    It’s 90 minutes of nonstop veteran circus acts and entertainment as daredevils dice with death, although the banana-chomping, mouth-tossing antics of the truly weird-and-unusual duo known as Daredevil Chickens provide outrageous, gross hilarity, quick clothes changes and near-nudity to take the edge off the white-knuckle, rollercoaster ride of amazing aerialists and acrobats.

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  • Multi-Platinum Vocal Group The Tenors to Star in ONOD5

    Multi-Platinum Vocal Group The Tenors to Star in ONOD5

    On Friday, March 3, JUNO Award-winning vocal super-group and Canadian heartthrobs 'The Tenors' will partner with One Drop to present the fifth anniversary of One Night for One Drop, an extraordinary, one-night-only experience supporting safe water access programs worldwide.

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  • “One Night” Inspired by a Lifetime of Nights

    “One Night” Inspired by a Lifetime of Nights

    The scene is that of a little boy, gazing from the wings of an old vaudevillian theater. Through the lights descending on that stage, he watches in fascination as the ringmaster introduces an act in that night’s circus. For now, this act exists only in the memories of Nicky Dewhurst. But it will be performed for the masses soon enough during the annual “One Night for One Drop” charity production.

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  • Clay Paky Scenius Light Bal en Blanc “One Drop Moment”

    Clay Paky Scenius Light Bal en Blanc “One Drop Moment”

    Montreal's 22nd Bal en Blanc, Canada's oldest electronic music festival and one of the first EDM festivals in the world, featured an exclusive attraction by 45DEGREES, Cirque du Soleil's events and special projects company. Five Cirque acts performing during the Sultan+Shepard set were lit by an array of Clay Paky fixtures provided by 4U2C. A.C.T Lighting, Inc. is the exclusive distributor of Clay Paky products in North America.

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  • One Drop’s success boosts 2017 plans for ‘big top’ on the Strip

    One Drop’s success boosts 2017 plans for ‘big top’ on the Strip

    Cirque’s new San Francisco investment banker owners were so impressed with the Smith Center spectacular that they’ve given the go ahead for the annual charitable project to continue, and plans for next year’s production already have a green light. “It will probably be under a special ‘big top’ circus tent right on the Strip. We’re seriously looking to do it at either Las Vegas Festival Grounds opposite SLS Las Vegas or Las Vegas Resorts Village opposite the Luxor.”

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  • ONOD4: “AMANZI – A Quest for Water” in pictues

    ONOD4: “AMANZI – A Quest for Water” in pictues

    On Friday, March 18, some of the biggest names in entertainment came out to support One Night for One Drop imagined by Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas, joining GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Leona Lewis and TV star Miles “Baby Boogaloo” Brown as they raised funds and awareness for critical water issues worldwide. Check out some great images from this year's performance!

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  • ONOD4: “That Kicked Ass”

    ONOD4: “That Kicked Ass”

    Often the most apt assessment of an experience is what you said just as it finished. Such as, “That kicked ass.” Those are three words to mark the fourth “One Night For One Drop” on Friday night at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The annual Cirque du Soleil all-star show, which draws from all eight of its Strip residency productions, was soaring in every regard. Cirque director Hassan El Hajjami and his army of volunteer performers and support staffers clearly made the best use of the three-month prep period for this show.

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  • One Drop Makes Splash

    One Drop Makes Splash

    Cirque du Soleil’s decision to move its “One Night for One Drop” charity show to an off-Strip venue was a hit with fans and donors. The global philanthropy event, a showcase for One Drop’s water-access initiative, raised $6.5 million for a four-year total of $24.2 million

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  • “Bal en Blanc” to become a benefit event for One Drop

    “Bal en Blanc” to become a benefit event for One Drop

    Produkt is proud to announce that it's teaming up as an official cause partner with One Drop, the Montreal-based international non-profit organization whose mission is to provide access to safe water in communities worldwide. Along with the participation of 45 DEGREES, Cirque du Soleil's Events and Special Projects company, they are turning the world-renowned Bal en Blanc™ festival into a benefit event to help make safe water available to all.

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