Combining Good Looks with a Good Cause: the 2016 Hear the World Calendar

Tina Turner, Rosamund Pike, Naomi Harris and Anastacia are among
stars striking a pose for stunning portraits photographed by Bryan Adams
in support of disadvantaged children with hearing loss

STAEFA, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Why not give your loved ones a stylish present and do some good at the
same time? The 2016 calendar from the Hear the World Foundation offers a
unique collection of celebrity photographs, all in support of a worthy

Tina Turner, Rosamund Pike, Léa Seydoux and Anastacia are just a few of
the stars captured on camera by Bryan Adams for this year’s calendar.
Each of the subjects of this beautiful series of black and white
photographs adopt the familiar Hear the World pose that is synonymous
with conscious hearing— one hand behind their ear— to help raise
awareness of the importance of good hearing and the consequences of
hearing loss.

The limited edition calendar is now available to buy for $40 from
All proceeds from the sale of the calendars will go to the Hear the
World Foundation, which is dedicated to helping people with hearing loss
all over the world.

A world in which everyone has the chance to experience good hearing:
this is the vision of the nonprofit Hear the World Foundation and the
goal since its founding in 2006. As well as running a long-term campaign
to raise awareness, the Foundation primarily focuses on providing aid
for people with hearing loss.

In particular, it promotes projects that support children with hearing
loss, enabling them to develop appropriately and to give them access to
a school education. Since 2006, Hear the World has supported more than
60 projects across five continents and has already given thousands of
people the chance to enjoy better hearing.

A work of art and a statement in support of a good cause

The 2016 Hear the World calendar showcases a unique collection of
high-quality black and white photographs. Pictured on the cover is Theo
Hutchcraft from the highly acclaimed British musical duo Hurts, while
the photos inside the calendar feature stars such as the latest Bond
girl Léa Seydoux, singer Anastacia, presenter Thomas Gottschalk, singer
Tina Turner, director Wim Wenders, singer Eros Ramazzotti, singer
Gilberto Gil, Hon. Daphne Guinness, actor Rosamund Pike, actor Naomie
Harris, and actor Rufus Sewell.

The 2016 Hear the World Calendar is both a work of art and a statement.
Every month, a striking portrait draws attention to the importance of
good hearing and the consequences of hearing loss. The proceeds from the
sale of the calendars will be used to help people with hearing loss in
need of support all over the globe. This makes it the perfect holiday
gift for anyone who wants to give something special and support a good

Order your copy of the limited edition 2016 Hear the World calendar
now at:

About the Hear the World Foundation

By supporting the charitable Hear the World Foundation, Sonova is
campaigning for equal opportunities and a better quality of life for
people with hearing loss. As a leading manufacturer of hearing care
solutions, the company feels socially responsible for contributing
towards a world where everyone has the chance to enjoy good hearing. For
instance, the Hear the World Foundation supports disadvantaged people
with hearing loss around the world and gets involved in prevention and
providing information. It focuses particularly on projects for children
with hearing loss, to enable them to develop at the appropriate rate for
their age. More than 90 famous ambassadors, including celebrities such
as Plácido Domingo, Annie Lennox, Sting and Joss Stone, champion the
Hear the World Foundation.

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Elena Torresani, +41 58 928 33 33