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Oscar Winners and their Memorable Reactions

May 15/2015
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Winning the Oscar is the ultimate achievement for an actor. It’s an award that showcases the year’s best performances across a wide range of genres. When winners hear their names being announced as winners they often can’t help but become overwhelmed with shock, surprise, and even a touch of madness. The following are some of those Oscar winners and their memorable reactions! Eddie Redmayne For his 2014 role in “The Theory of Everything,” Eddie Redmayne was awarded the Oscar for Best Actor. This was his first time winning the award, and his reaction showed his overwhelming joy. When the actor…

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Corporate Award Party Ideas

May 08/2015
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Corporate award parties are a great time to honour members of your organization while building a stronger team throughout the company. You have your customized plaques already made and ready to go, your Employee of the Year trophy has been created, and you’re ready to celebrate. But coming up with ideas for your next corporate award party may not be as easy you think! Employees are used to the usual affair with drinks and finger food, so you want to come up with something unique and memorable to keep everyone excited. Here are a few corporate award party ideas that…

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Who has won the most Grammys?

April 03/2015
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Awards season has almost come to an end for 2015, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to beef up your award trivia knowledge for upcoming summer game nights! With that being said, we’re taking a look at which celebrities have won the most Grammy awards. While some musicians and songwriters are still pining after a Grammy to call their own after years and years of nominations, certain others have rounded up 31. Can you guess who? You’ll have to make it to the end of this list to find out! Yo-Yo Ma: 17 Yo-Yo Ma is a French-born Chinese…

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Surprising Raspberry Award Winners

February 25/2015
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Every year, thousands of film and TV fans tune into awards shows like The Oscars and The Golden Globes to see their favorite stars walk the red carpet and hopefully, receive an award (or two) for their talents. Every actor, director, and producer dreams of being honoured at one of these ceremonies.…but there’s one awards show that gets a bit less of the spotlight: We’re talking about The Golden Raspberry Awards, otherwise known as the Razzies. The Razzies have been held in LA every year since 1980 to honour the worst performances and films in the film industry. For most…

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Most Prestigious Film Awards

February 17/2015
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Every year, millions of people across the globe tune into watch the annual Academy Awards, more commonly known as The Oscars. What a lot of people don’t realize however, is that there are a number of other prestigious movie awards ceremonies that take place all over the world. A lot of these names will sound familiar to the biggest film buffs and movie aficionados, but we’re willing to bet that they’ll be new to a lot of people. With that, we bring you our list of 4 of the most prestigious movie awards! European Film Awards The European Film awards…

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Canadian Nobel Prize Winners

February 09/2015
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Millions of Canadians wait all year for “awards season” to watch their favourite celebrities walk red carpets, perform on stage, and receive prestigious honours for their performances throughout the year. The Oscars, The Golden Globes, The Junos and The Emmys have been around for years, but there’s one awards ceremony that has been around for much longer: The Annual Nobel Prize Awards. Although Nobel Prizes aren’t surrounded by the same Hollywood Glitz and Glamour, they’re without a doubt the highest honour that one can ever aspire to achieve—at least as far as awards go. Here are some Canadians who have…

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3 Ways to Have an Outstanding Awards Night

January 05/2015
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Whether it’s time for your annual athletics banquet, a night to celebrate academic achievement, or you want a special day for your elementary school class, an awards night can be a fun and memorable occasion for your students. However, it also presents an opportunity for the opposite as awards nights can fall flat if there’s not enough excitement. To make sure that’s not the case, here are a few suggestions that will help your awards night win accolades of its own: Have a Cool Theme Now a themed awards night can be cheesy and forced – no one needs another…

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What are Blue Plaques?

December 26/2014
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If you have ever travelled abroad, principally to the United Kingdom orother parts of Europe and North America, and you have done sightseeing tours—you may have noticed blue plaques displayed proudly on old buildings, trees, and other public areas. They are marked with the name of historic figure, a significant event, and the pertinent years of importance to the landmark. These are known as Blue Plaques. The world’s first blue plaques were hung in the city of London England in the 19th century to signify homes and workplaces of people of historic significance. It’s common place to see the houses…

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Best Way to Organize your Trophies at Home

December 11/2014
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If you are an athlete, decorated scholar, or someone else who is continually presented with an array of awards, trophies, and plaques—you may be trying to find a creative yet organized way to display your accomplishments. Here are some great ideas on how to organize your achievements with flair: A trophy case If you are a capable handyman or woman and enjoy building, a trophy is a great option. Choose from an assortment of DIY designs and materials that will match your home décor. It can be a wall mounted feature or a stand-alone shelving unit that displays your prizes…

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What are the Six Categories of the Nobel Prize?

November 27/2014
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The Nobel Prize is famous as one of the most important awards bestowed upon an individual. source:en.wikipedia.org Each year, the public eagerly waits to find out who will receive the award and be recognized for their outstanding work in their respective field. Committees in Sweden and Norway recognize individuals for their contributions to culture and science. Some have even received the award more than once! But many people are unaware that the Nobel Prize is awarded in six disciplines. The following are the six categories for which the Nobel Prize is given: Literature The Nobel Prize for literature is given…

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