05122010
YMWs school in India gets the prestigious Zayed Future Energy Prize in Abu Dhabi



Young Musicians of the World is proud to announce that its school in India, the Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya (KSV), is amongst the laureates of the prestigious Zayed Future Energy Prize which honours businesses and institutions which have stood out by producing innovative solutions in the field of sustainable development. Each year, a large corporation, a small or medium business, a NGO, as well as a high school for each continent, are selected. The amount of the prize given to KSV is 100 000 $.

The jury is composed of, amongst others, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, president of the Republic of Iceland, Han Seung-soo, ex-prime minister of South Korea, Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, Ratan Tata, ex-president of Tata Group, and sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, state minister of United Arab Emirates.

The Zayed Future Energy Prize has been established to honor the memory of late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, former leader of Abu Dhabi and founder of the United Arab Emirates.

Read the article in Gulf News newspaper: Zayed Future Energy Prize: Winners and why they won

On the picture : to the left, our student Krishna Suttar amongst the laureates in the Global High Schools category. In the back, Mr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, president of the Republic of Iceland, and sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, state minister of United Arab Emirates.

29012014
Video realized by the Fondation Quebec Jeunes presenting Young Musicians of the World's activities




This video was presented at Quebec City’s Mayor’s Ball, which took place on December 6th 2013. On this occasion the Fondation Quebec Jeunes was presenting to Pierre Girard, YMW’s CEO, the Inspiration Prize 2013 which includes a 5 000 $ grant.

This award aims to reward an organization whose activities are focussed on supporting children and teenagers and has stood out by the quality of its management, its sense of entrepreneurship and innovation as well as for the impact of its programs on the youth.