Tv Show cast about Save the World Awards 2009
Save the World Awards 2009 was produced by Christian Baha and George Kindel and its main purpose was to honor organizations and individuals striving to ensure that the future is livable and sustainable. The first one took place in 2009 on 24th July in Austria. It was held at Nuclear Power Plant Zwentendorf, which was mothballed before it was officially launched. The Austrian people refused anything to do with atomic energy. The TV show, Save the World 2009 used the power plant’s exterior wall as the biggest screen in the world. This power station was built more than three decades ago and it’s a perfect symbol of how people can manage their natural resources.
The event was attended by many international celebrities including politicians, high society members and power economic names. Over 2, 800 guest graced the occasion and millions of people followed the event on television. It was directed by Steven Offen, a well known personality for his different projects such as “Sara Brightman: One night in Eden” in 1999, “Elisabeth” in 2005 and “Die toten Hosen: Live in Buenos Aires”. It was aired by several TV stations and watched in over 50 countries. Before it took place a congress was held at Graffenegg Castle to discuss sustainable link and development in mining and degradation, financial crisis, social inequality and also climate change.
The hosts of the show was Andie MacDowell, television star famous for many movies such as “Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan” (it was her debut movie, back in 1984), “Lord of the Apes”, “Sex, Lies, and Videotape”, “Groundhog Day” and “Four Weddings and a Funeral”. She hosted the event in a very professional and polite manner, as her usual.
Among the winners we’ve seen GreenPeace, international activist network, Carl Lewis, runner, and Michael Jackson, singer (MJ’s death occurred few days before the event, on 25th June). The cast included Ray Chew, Jermaine Jackson, Carl Lewis, Suleman Mirza, Anita Pointer, Ruth Pointer and Vicki Roberts. Jermaine, Michael’s brother, did the song “Smile” and accepted his award for charity and humanitarian work. The song was Michael’s favorite and it upheld his memory among all the presents.