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The 2010 Piolets d'Or programme of events

Conferences, debates and meetings open to the public


Wednesday 7th April 2010 in Chamonix Mont-Blanc
9pm at the Cinema Vox - Entry 10€
Film “La Conquête des cimes”, from 1930 with jazz music improvisation from "Das Kapital "

                                             in Courmayeur
9pm at the Jardin de l’Ange
– Entry is free
Theatre piece: “La Conquista del Cervino”, from the Aoste Theatre Company

 

Thursday 8th April 2010 in Chamonix Mont-Blanc
9pm at the Majestic – Entry is free
Soirée "Jury and young alpinists"
- Presentation of the jury
- Meeting/debate with the public
- Presentation of a school and a club prizes from the Rhône-Alpes Region (for outstanding work with youngsters)

                                           in Courmayeur

9pm at the Jardin de l’Ange - Entry is free
Meeting/debate: The next generation of alpinists: their new and different ways of "living" the mountains.


Friday 9th April 2010 in Courmayeur
9pm at the Cinema Palanoir - 
Entry is free
Piolet d'Or "Lifetime Achievement" Soirée  
- Presentation of the jury
- Presentation of the nominees
- Tribute to Reinhold Messner
- Presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Piolet d’Or to Reinhold Messner by the Mayors of Chamonix and Courmayeur, and Maurice Herzog, head of the first 8000m expedition to Annapurna



Saturday 10th April 2010 in Chamonix Mont-Blanc      
From 4pm to 9pm at the Majestic -  Entry is free
Mini Book fair
Film screenings

9pm at the Majestic - Entry is free
Piolets d’Or “Ascent of the Year” Award Ceremony
- A word from the Mayors
- Presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Piolet d’Or
- Tribute to the first 8000m expedition to Annapurna (3rd June 1950) in the presence of Maurice Herzog
- Presentation of the jury
- Presentation of the five “Performances of the Year”.  A word from the nominees.
- Speech by Andrej Stremfelj, President of the Jury. The trophy presentations.

 
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