The Fukuoka Prize 2002 Event Reports
The Fukuoka Prize 2002 Award ceremony
- September 19, 2002 (14:00 - 16:00)
- ACROS Fukuoka Symphony Hall
After being greeted by a nysucak performance by Fukuoka Seiryo High School Orchestra in the lobby of the Hall, the ceremony began with attendance by approximately 1,200 people including representatives from embassies of the laureates' countries, exchange students in Fukuoka,k international exchange organizations, business circles, universities, local organizations as well as the citizens of Fukuoka City.
Following an introduction of the laureates' profiles on a video screen, the laureates were presented with their prizes by representatives form the organizing committee. Also, speeches were made by guests, H. E. Mr. Nishimura Mutsuyoshi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, adn Mr. Aso Wataru, Governor of Fukuoka Prefecture praising the laureates' contributions. Each of the laureates expressed thier joy upon receiving the prizes in their acceptance speeches and shared their view with the citizens of Fukuoka City.
A special artistic performance of Niko (erhu) by Ms. Chen Min added an extratouch to the ceremony.
Public Lectures 2002
Laureates introduced the ideas and thoughts of their specialized fields in their lectures, talks with panelists, and performances.
School Visits 2002
Laureates visited elementary, junior and high schools in Fukuoka to send valuable messages to the students.
Other Events 2002
Laureates shared their thoughts and views with local experts on their fields.
Download the Anuual Report 2002
You can download the annual report 2002 in Adobe PDF to check all the events and programs of the Fukuoka Prize 2002.