Debut in China.
The 16th award ceremony for the Laureus World Sports Awards will be staged in Shanghai in 2015. This international event is taking place for the first time in China. Appropriately, China is celebrating the Year of the Sheep in 2015. “In Chinese culture, the sheep symbolizes good luck, which is the best greeting for the 2015 Laureus World Sports Awards,” says Chen Zhongwei, General Manager of the HengYuanXiang Group, with great anticipation. The Group, a textile and wool producer, is a Partner to this major event. Dr. Edwin Moses, Chairman of the Laureus World Sports Academy, is also excited about the awards ceremony: “I am delighted that the 2015 Laureus Awards will be held in Shanghai, an exhilarating and vibrant city. I have been to Shanghai many times and have always enjoyed its very special atmosphere. This is the first time the Awards are being held in China and this is an exciting new adventure for us.”