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40th Anniversary of the Rolex Awards
2016-11-19 06:00:39
By The Carat Diet


Tuesday evening, Rolex celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Rolex Awards for Enterprise and the announcement of the Laureates and Young Laureates of 2016 at a star-studded gala in Los Angeles, CA.  The exceptional individuals, drawn from all over the world, were chosen for their innovative projects across science, technology, the environment, exploration and cultural heritage. James Cameron hosted the exclusive soirée, which opened with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres followed by a special awards ceremony and an exquisitely prepared private dinner by Wolfgang Puck. Those in attendance included Michelle Monaghan, Maria Bello, Casey Affleck and Don Cheadle who all presented select Laureates with their certificate awards throughout the evening along with Chris Pine who acknowledged and congratulated the five Young Laureates.  Other attendees included Tony Award winning director Julie Taymor, theatre director Pete Sellars and filmmaker Mira Nair, amongst others.