Christina Aguilera and acclaimed artists to perform at VinFuture Prize ceremony

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This global event will welcome the attendance of numerous distinguished scientists from around the world, working together to contribute to the vision of “Reviving and Reshaping”.

Scientists were honoured in the first VinFuture Sci-Tech Week last year. Photo courtesy of Vingroup

HÀ NỘI — American singer and Grammy Award winner Christina Aguilera will appear at the VinFuture Prize ceremony next Tuesday at the Hanoi Opera House to honour innovations for global revival and sustainable development.

After the success of the first season, VinFuture Foundation will officially start the second VinFuture Sci-Tech Week, including the VinFuture Prize ceremony, today in Hà Nội.

The international pop icon will perform alongside globally acclaimed artists who have received numerous musical accolades, such as conductor Honna Tetsuji, violinist Bùi Công Duy, and conductor Đồng Quang Vinh in the ceremony’s exceptional performance showcase.

The VinFuture Prize Award Ceremony will be broadcast on Vietnam Television VTV1 and live-streamed on a variety of international channels such as CNN, Discovery, TechNode Global, and Euronews.

This global event will welcome numerous distinguished scientists from around the world, working together to contribute to the vision of “Reviving and Reshaping”.

Hundreds of scientists, policymakers, and industry experts from six continents will gather to participate in the VinFuture Award Ceremony Week 2022.

Taking place over five days, the event series includes: “Conversation with the VinFuture Prize Council and Pre-screening Committee”; “Innovate Today, Create Tomorrow” Inspirational Talk Series; “Science for Life Symposium”; “VinFuture Prize Award Ceremony”; and “Talk Future: A dialogue with the 2022 VinFuture Prize Laureates”.

The main event of the week is the 2022 VinFuture Prize Award Ceremony – Reviving and Reshaping – held on the evening of December 20 at the Hanoi Opera House to honour the next VinFuture laureates.

This formal ceremony will be attended by leaders of the Vietnamese government and outstanding international scientists, who are laureates of world-renowned science and technology prizes such as the Nobel Prize, the Millennium Technology Prize, the Turing prize, and others.

A total of four prizes are awarded by the VinFuture Prize Foundation every year, consisting of the VinFuture Grand Prize valued at US$3 million – one of the largest ever annual prizes globally. VinFuture also awards three Special Prizes, each valued at US$500,000, dedicated to female innovators, developing country innovators, and innovators with outstanding achievements in emerging fields.

As an annual prize with rigorous procedures and the highest standards, the VinFuture Sci-Tech Week aims to make Việt Nam the new destination for global science and technology, while serving as a bridge between the Vietnamese scientific community and the world’s community of leading scientists and inventors, contributing to the development of science and technology industries nationally and beyond. VNS

Source: VNN