Spirit of London Awards announced

Community heroes from across the UK were honored at the third spirit of London Awards (SOLA), awareness of the year and existing projects created by the Damilola Taylor Trust. With the categories of cases through the arts, education, fashion, sports, music and media as well as special honors for the young and the heroes to inspire Save the Children: Young Activist of the years, the winners from every corner of the capital, at the black tie event.
Hosted by comedian Eddie Kadi emerging and former X Factor darling Stacey Solomon, SOLA boasted a stellar line-up of musical artists who performed at night, including a show stopping performance of the multi platinum selling East London Tinchy Stryder , power singers Beverly Knight and Bluey Robinson, diversity dance card topper and DJ Fresh.
Celebrity Supporters and political joined the celebrations of the night, including former Mayor Ken Livingston, Labour MP Diane Abbott and Olympic bronze medalist and former host Tasha Danvers SOLA.
Located at the Royal Albert Hall for the first time, SOLA had the chance to be the charity to pick up the date one year free of charge at a prestigious heritage. Tickets were given away free to the regional education in London, charity, police and council who packed the 5000 + room capacity.
Organized by the Foundation including SOLA four young pioneer community, the award honors the winners not only, but candidates who have worked hard and too continued to show people who are determined to counter the negative perception of urban youth of Great Britain through affirmative action.
Gary Trowsdale, Damilola Taylor Trust MD said:
“The night was a great success and everyone had a great time. This country needs to properly invest in its young and if she does the future will be bright. The stories we’ve seen tonight is the testimony of what young people can achieve if given the inspiration and support ”
Nominations for the 11 awards were made by their peers across London and the UK, to celebrate the achievements amazing and inspiring young people in Britain today. The winners of the 11 available categories – one of which is only eight years – were decided by a panel judging by the diverse world of music, country, sport and community. A special “Legend Award in London,” which honors an individual who embodies the true spirit of London, was presented to legendary former football coach Harry Redknapp in England. Previous winners have included Sir Michael Caine (2009) and Barbara Windsor (2010).
Community heroes from across the UK have been honored with a reception at Downing Street last month, as part of a third of the Spirit Awards in London. In addition to the nominated price, many stellar Awards show this year’s line-up of musical artists and fans attended the celebrity to join the Prime Minister in celebrating and appreciating the true face of British youth.
Rt Hon David Cameron said:
“In the spirit of the stock exchanges in London, we celebrate the best youth of the capital. When I go around the country, I meet young people brighter, more energetic, more from the change in their neighborhood and change the world that everything in my generation. Spirit of London is a fantastic example of this. It is a powerful antidote to what we saw in the summer, which shows the whole country there are young people doing great things we can all be proud. I want to thank the young people who organize the awards and nominees for all the fantastic things they do. ”
Rio Ferdinand, a strong supporter of the Spirit Awards in London, and trust Damilola Taylor said:
“Heritage Damilola is now enshrined in the awards we honor the kind of young person, it turned into. The awards recognize young people who are the true face of the youth of London. I am proud to be associated with them ”
Jasper Hope, Chief Operating Officer of Royal Albert Hall, said
“Dozens of applications are received each year from a wide range of charities excellent, but the Spirit of London Awards was on this occasion as a shining example of an event that lends itself spectacularly well either only to be held on stage the most famous of the world but also as one that matches our own desire to provide inspiration and support from the pursuit of excellence, particularly by young people. ”
Tinchy Stryder, who headline musical acts Awards, “said
“It is great to see young people as high-level recognition for doing good work in their local communities and I look forward to sharing the stage with them at the Royal Albert Hall.”

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