The Shaw Prize Award Ceremony 2020 (Live Streaming) Press Invitation

17 May 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, The Shaw Prize Award Ceremony 2020 will be held virtually on Thursday, 20 May 2021. Virtual ceremony will be live-streamed on website (, Facebook page and YouTube Channel of The Shaw Prize.

The Shaw Prize, which was launched in 2002, consists of three annual prizes: Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine, and Mathematical Sciences. Each prize carries a monetary award of US$1.2 million. This is the seventeenth year that the Prize has been awarded and there are six Shaw Laureates in 2020.

You or your representative(s) are cordially invited to join the virtual Award Ceremony. Details are as follows:

Date: 20 May 2021 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00pm (GMT1000)
Venue: Live Streaming

Broadcast channels:
“The Shaw Prize” Website:
“The Shaw Prize” Facebook Page:
“The Shaw Prize” YouTube Channel:

For the programme of the Ceremony, please refer to here. Archived video can be viewed later on the website.

If you have any press enquiries, please contact Link-Work Communications (HK) Ltd:

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

17 May 2021  Hong Kong