Pink Ball

A Shared Commitment for a Cure –  The 16th PINK BALL 2018

Pink Ball is the Foundation’s biggest charity event of the year, and this year we celebrate our 16th anniversary​.​ This year’s black-tie gala will be taking place on Friday, March 23rd, at the Westin Tokyo.
All proceeds raised will go towards the Foundation’s community outreach programs including The Lemon Project seminars and publication of PiNK, our quarterly bilingual magazine for women’s health.
All of our programs are developed and carried out free-of-charge to improve the QOL of breast cancer patients and survivors, as well as to raise greater awareness in Japan – both in the Japanese speaking and international communities.


Friday, March 23, 2018
6:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight
Galaxy Ballroom, The Westin Tokyo ACCESS / GOOGLE MAP
Participation Fee
JPY35,000/person   JPY350,000/table for 10
(including5-course dinner and drinks)
Black Tie

For inquiries, contact us here or give us a call at PH: 03-6420-0860.

EARLY BIRD PROMOTION – Registration Closed

A magnum of Duval-Leroy Brut Reserve NV will be yours to enjoy on the evening if you book and pay for a table of 10 by Monday, January 23 2017 ! For more information, contact Marco at 03-6420-0860



Registration and cocktails, Silent Auction starts


Performance by Tenrin Daiko Darakan Shido Witu Nyudo.
Welcome/Opening Remarks, Toast, Award Ceremony.


Dinner service begins


Cross Dear Survivor Message Corner ends


Silent Auction/Raffle sales end


Raffle Draw, Live Auction starts


Pink Ball 2017 concludes

Guest Chef:Chef Costantino Gemmoli

Chef Costantino Gemmoli (Master Chef of Elio Locanda Italiana)

Born in Cosenza, Italy, Chef Costantino has 25 years of rich work experience around the globe. He has worked in Sicily, Lazio, Tuscany, Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta in Italy, Belgium, Swiss, Germany, and in Japan since 1998.
He is currently the Master Chef of Elio Locanda Italiana and Leader Master Chef for the Elio’s Catering Service.

Elio Locanda Italiana

Elio Locanda Italiana is a premiere Italian restaurant in Tokyo. Since its opening 21 years ago, “Elio Locanda Italiana” has become synonymous with traditional Southern Italian cuisine and service with smiles all around.
As soon as you step in, you almost instantly feel like you’re somewhere in Italy. Elio Locanda aims not only to satisfy your appetite, but also to have you meet people here who will warm your heart.
Traditional Italian cuisine and speciality Calabrian dishes made of carefully selected ingredients. Antipasto, primo, secondo, dolce and caffe – enjoy authentic Italian food at Elio Locanda.
Learn more about Elio Locanda Italiana

Elio Orsara(Owner)

“My mission is to make people (of Japan) know the true culture, taste the true flavour and experience the true joy of Italy.”– Elio Orsara

Elio was born on October 25, 1966, in Cetraro, a city located in the region of Calabria in the south of the Italian mainland. He first started working in the five-star Grand Hotel San Michele in Calabria. He furthered his training in Milan and London, took up cuisine and restaurant management in Spain and the U.S.A., then finally arrived in Japan.
Elio opened Elio Locanda Italiana in November 1996. Since then, the restaurant has become synonymous with authentic Italian fare that has a distinctive touch of the southern Italian cuisine and a staff renowned for its hospitality and smiling faces. Over the years Elio has also become the favourite dining spot of celebrities, including the giant of the fashion industry, Giorgio Armani.

Learn more about Elio
◼︎Official Website

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Raffle Sneak Peek

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  • A&M co., ltd.
  • Ametis Villa Bali
  • Anantara Hoi An Resort
  • Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills
  • Automobili Lamborghini Japan
  • Baccarat
  • Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts
  • Bao Ho
  • CBRE
  • Coca-Cola (Japan) Co., Ltd.
  • Empire Entertainment Japan, Inc.
  • Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC
  • ETRO
  • Evolution Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Fendi Japan
  • Fiesta Resort & Spa Saipan
  • Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four seasons Hotel
  • Hertz Asia Pacific Ltd.
  • Hilton Athens
  • Hotel Imperial, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna
  • InterContinental New York Barclay
  • InterContinental Prague
  • Jay Shogo
  • Kanoa Resort Saipan
  • Marriott International
  • Morrison & Foerster
  • New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel
  • Pacific Islands Club Saipan
  • Riedel Japan
  • Savills Japan Co., Ltd.
  • Shangri-la Mactan Resort & Spa, Cebu
  • Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort
  • Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay
  • Shoichi Sakurai
  • Six Senses Laamu
  • Six Senses Ninh Van Bay
  • Small Luxury Hotels of the World
  • The Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai
  • The Kahala Hotel & Resort
  • The Okura Prestige Bangkok
  • The Peninsula Tokyo
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo
  • The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki
  • The Strand Yangon
  • The Tongsai Bay
  • The Westin Bund Center, Shanghai
  • Tokyo American Club
  • UBS
  • White & Case LLP


  • Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel
  • Angsana Maison Souvannaphoum
  • Clogau Necklace
  • CORAZON celeb de nail
  • Courtyard by Marriott Tokyo Station
  • Cross Company of Japan, Ltd.
  • Crown Wine Cellars
  • Elana Jade
  • Elio Locanda Italiana
  • Eric Wedemeyer
  • FURLA Yoga
  • Häfele Japan K.K.
  • Hotel Marvel, Mandalay
  • HRH Princess Michael of Kent
  • Japan Europe Trading Co., Ltd.
  • Kamakurabori Seirankai
  • Kolbe Hotel Rome
  • Luise Ono
  • Megalos Reflet Ebisu
  • Northmen Group – Northmen Kitchen
  • Oakwood
  • Paolo Colonnello
  • Park Hyatt Chennai
  • Restaurant Chez Olivier
  • Restaurant Sant Pau
  • Ruby Jacks
  • Ryokan Kurashiki
  • Sama-Sama Hotel KL International Airport
  • Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel
  • The Strings by InterContinental Tokyo
  • The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace
  • The Westin Kuala Lumpur
  • The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali
  • Tony Blair
  • Veronica Ohara
  • Village Cellars
  • WDI Corporation
  • Zwiesel Japan Co., Ltd.

Gift Bag Sponsors

  • Herbalife of Japan K.K.
  • L’Oréal Paris
  • Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas

Special Thanks

  • Costantino Gemmoli
  • Elio Orsara
  • Elio’s Catering Service
  • U.GOTO Florist
  • Automobili Lamborghini Japan
  • MC: J MaXwell Powers
  • Auctioneers: Janica Sims and Stuart O.
  • Photography: Benjamin Parks, Steve Morin, Lynlee Otto
  • Soft drinks: Coca-Cola Japan Co., Ltd.
  • Printed collateral: Paradigm
  • Event Coordination and Operation: Nikolai Sliwerski
  • Report: Ai Kitabayashi, Andrew Howitt
  • … and all the wonderful, fabulous, generous volunteers!