The registration for this year's Orchid Awards has closed. As of noon on Sept. 8, the secretariat of the Orchid Awards had received 347 entries — including 33 organizations — from nearly 80 countries and regions.
The Awards recognizes non-Chinese nationals and organizations who have contributed to the cause of international cultural exchanges, and have committed to promoting cultural exchanges between China and the rest of the world as well as mutual learning between Chinese and other civilizations.
The Awards falls into three prize categories: Lifetime Honorary Prize, Outstanding Achievement Prize, and Friendship Envoy Prize. Selections will be based on the achievements, contributions, and international influence of the candidates. The Awards for this year will be presented to eight to 10 individuals and organizations.
The Awards is established by China International Communications Group (CICG), and CICG's China Center for International Communication Development serves as the secretariat. The Expert Committee of the Awards will pick winners according to the selection criteria. The list of winners will be disclosed on the official CICG website.
Contact the secretariat
Tel: Diqiu Zhu, +86-010-68996119
Fei Jiao, +86-010-68995944
Address: No.24 Baiwanzhuang Avenue, Xicheng district, Beijing