Welcome to the Vilnius International Christmas Charity Bazaar
The International Christmas Charity Bazaar, ICCB, is organized by the International Women’s Association of Vilnius (IWAV) in cooperation with the international diplomatic and business communities and Lithuanian friends, has become the unofficial start to the Christmas season.
More than 40 Embassies and organizations participate each year, joining hundreds of volunteers and IWAV members in the organization of the event. Altogether ICCB has raised more than 1 million Euros since 2003 for the benefit of Lithuanian charities.
This initiative has been labeled the unofficial start of the Christmas season.
Hundreds of sponsors, partners, and volunteers help prepare hand-made crafts, souvenirs and Christmas treats for the Bazaar. These gifts are offered in exchange for a donation to the beneficiaries, who are carefully vetted and selected by the organizing committee. Visitors to the event can participate in a lottery to win exciting prizes donated by sponsors and enjoy live entertainment, as they search for unique and traditional gifts from around the world. All of the money collected at the Christmas Bazaar and related activities is donated to the beneficiaries.