Many photographers and fans had been waiting for her at the red carpet: Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden. She had been invited as the founder of the World Childhood Foundation. SAP has been a partner from the founding of this child-helping organization. Queen Silvia honored the joint efforts in improving the lives of children all over the world. The donations of the evening will support WCH Foundation projects.
SAP invited around 1000 guests – customer, former executives, employees, politicans and friends – to celebrate in the National Theatre in Mannheim its 40th anniversary with this Gala Charity Concert. Musical Highlight of the evening was Star-Tenor Rolando Villazon performing with the SAP symphonic orchestra. Surprising all guests Queen Silvia sang “Happy Birthday” to SAP – despite suffering a bad cold.