Announcement Press Conference 2021 Press Invitation

25 May 2021

The Shaw Prize is an international award established in 2002 to pay tribute to those who have made distinguished contributions to modern civilization.  Each prize carries a monetary award of US$1.2 million.

The Shaw Prize 2021 marks the 18th year of the award and the Shaw Laureates will be announced at the press conference on Tuesday, 1 Jun 2021 in Hong Kong.  Details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 1 Jun 2021
Time: 3:00 pm
Venue Magnolia and Camomile Rooms, Lower Level II,
Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel,
64 Mody Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Attending Council Members:

Mr Raymond Chan Chairman & Council Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Kenneth Young Chairman of the Council & Vice Chairman of the Board of Adjudicators, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Pak-Chung Ching Council Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Wai-Yee Chan Council Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation


Guests are required to wear face masks and have temperature check before entering the hotel.  Anyone with a body temperature of 37ºC or above are not allowed to enter.  Thank you for your attention.

You are cordially invited to attend and cover the Announcement of the Shaw Laureates.

The event will also be livestreamed on website (, Facebook page and YouTube Channel of The Shaw Prize.

For press enquiries, please contact:

Joanne Yik Tel: 2918 0901 / 9216 3710
Sunny Yeung Tel: 2918 0902 / 9154 5439

Invited by The Shaw Prize Foundation
Presented by Link-Work Communications (HK) Ltd

25 May 2021  Hong Kong