The Stockholm Challenge Award, the Bogotá Car Free D ay and RealMedia broadcast on Monday
- As perhaps you know the Bogotá Car Free Day project with The Commons has
been chosen as a finalist for this year's Stockholm Challenge Award.
If you cannot make it to Stockholm though, you can join in through the
Internet! The prize-giving ceremony will broadcast live from the Stockholm
City Hall on Monday evening at 6.00 PM in co-operation with ONTV Webcasting
and Telia Streaming Media. To get there go to http://www.ontv.se/time/.
(Better check it out early and make sure that you have the latest version of
RealPlayer to pick up the video transmission.)
To quote the organizers (go to http://www.challenge.stockholm.se/ for
details): "The prestigious prize-giving ceremony will take place in the City
Hall of Stockholm on June 5. The winners in each category will be announced
in the Blue Hall, the prestigious surroundings of the Nobel festivities.
There will be project presentations, inspiring speeches and impressive
And if you want to see the reasoning behind our being selected for the
Prize, you can find this in the Stockholm Challenge site, by clicking first
Finalists, then Environment, then us.
With any luck you will see the faces of Mayor Enrique Peñalosa and your
servant grinning at you over the big glass sculpture (a rendering of no
more, no less than the whole planet... in slightly reduced scale) that is
awarded for the winner in the environment category.
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