The 5th edition of the prestigious Monaco World Sports Legends Award, the Oscars of Sport, will take place on Friday 16 (Media Day) and on Saturday 17 December for the Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner-Show with Red Carpet held in the Salle D’Or of the Fairmont Monte Carlo.
The first day is dedicated to the Media with the Talk Show “Sporting Stars: the Man or the Woman behind the champion”, the official interviews and the Press Conference followed by a cocktail and VIP dinner.
The Awards Ceremony with the Red Carpet and Gala Dinner concludes the second day of the event.
The Monaco World Sports Legends Award - the Oscars of Sport - aims at promoting sport’s ethical and moral values in order to inspire the new generations.
The Awarded gain entry to the Pantheon of World Sporting Legends by leaving their hand prints.
A particular feature of the event, which was conceived and produced by Promo Art Monte-Carlo Production, is that of linking sport with entertainment, art, fashion and glamour, making WSLA a unique showcase on an international scale: the Oscars of Sport.
The World Sport Legends Award’s Red Carpet is among Monte Carlo’s most prestigious and has become the place to be.
For this, there are special appearances by celebrities, cinema stars, sport champions and VIPs.
The event is presented by the international star, Lorena Baricalla, Ambassadress and Master of Ceremonies of the Monaco World Sports Legends Award.
The statuette for the Oscars of Sport is the work of the international artist, Marcos Marin, who has painted the portraits of some of the world’s most influential men and women. Marin created a sculpture which brings together all the symbolism and values of WSLA.
The Prize “World Sports Legends Award” is presented to sporting champions both active and retired, who have distinguished themselves not only in their sporting exploits but also for their example as inspiring role models for the new generations.
The Prize “WSLA Best Sports Values” is awarded to an athlete who stands out for an exemplary sporting gesture which embodies sport’s ethical and moral values, or to well-known people for their community support through sport.
The Prize “WSLA Posthumous Award” is conferred on great champions with legendary careers or to well-known people who operated in the sporting sector.
The WSLA is an event which is enjoying ever greater success, and only six years since its inception, it is worth noting that on its 10 social networks and web channels, the photos and videos of the Oscars of Sport attract round 5,900,000 unique views per year.