The Hong Kong Prize 2021
hk prize is a non-governmental merit-based award that honors scientists who make a difference in the world. It promotes Hong Kong’s research excellence and fosters international exchanges in science. Winners will receive a monetary prize and the opportunity to conduct research in Hong Kong. They will also be honored at an awards ceremony and have access to the city’s top-tier research facilities.
In addition to the monetary prize, winners will be given shopping vouchers and F&B perks. They will also gain access to Hong Kong’s premier research facilities and collaborate with local scientists. Moreover, they will be given the opportunity to visit Hong Kong and enjoy its culture and history. In addition, they will be awarded a plaque and letter of thanks from the committee.
The winners of this year’s hk prize come from all corners of the globe, and they strive to make an impactful contribution in their communities. Many of them specialize in fields that benefit mankind, such as social justice and healthcare. They are an invaluable part of global society and deserve our appreciation.
This year, the hk prize will be given to six people. Two of the nominees are currently in prison or have been remanded in custody for their involvement with pro-democracy protests. They are representative of millions of Hong Kongers who have peacefully opposed the steady erosion of the city’s democratic freedoms by Beijing. The other four are academics who have criticized China’s crackdown on democracy.
In a special event, CityU celebrated the 25th anniversary of its School of Creative Media. The event was held at the Goethe-Gallery & Black Box Studio and included thought-provoking panel discussions, an awards ceremony, and a charitable auction to support Justice Centre Hong Kong’s work for forced migrants. The School of Creative Media has a strong reputation in the field of interactive design and has produced countless successful graduates.
Filmmaker Benny Chan, who died in 2020, was posthumously awarded the best director prize for his police-and-robbers actioner Raging Fire at the 40th Hong Kong Film Awards. Actor Andy Lau accepted the prize on behalf of Chan, while fellow actor Donnie Yen won best action choreography.
The hk prize 2023 has been themed “Our Changing World”. It encourages artists to explore various aspects of global evolution, whether socially, culturally, or technologically. The shortlisted works will be exhibited at the Goethe-Gallery and Black Box Studio and featured in a dialogue programme. This will spark conversation and reflection on the diversity that unites us. The prestigious award is worth one million HK dollars and will be presented at an awards ceremony in Hong Kong. The judges for this year’s hk prize include renowned experts from different fields. The judging panel will select the most outstanding submission and the final winner. The winners will be honored at an awards ceremony and they will also receive a monetary prize and a certificate. The winning entries will be published on the hk prize website.