The most comparable event in the real world is the Oscars Ceremony. You may find many similarities.
It was a very exciting event. It gathered together more than 177 simultaneous citizens (sometimes even more) and some tourists, that came to see who received the awards for their excellence in the ActiveWorlds community.
The ceremony had not even started when there where more than 70 people on the theater, 1 hour and 30 minutes before it began. A presenter was playing streamed music on a virtual radio, and played AC/DC, Tom Jones and and others. The excitement was growing as people where anxious of the ceremony start.
Then, at the precise minute when it was announced, the Awards began, and Bach Zhaa welcomed all of us. The nominees where presented just like in the Oscars for each one of the many Awards.
Optimus Prime presented Lady Teal as winner of one of the first awards, the Best Leader Award.
The Awards lasted for all night, and there was a party after them. This Sunday morning, there were still some people dancing and celebrating.
Soon, the full list of winners will be published in the CY Awards site, so watch out to read it all.
All the scenery where they take place each year is rather big and awesome. The facilities are enormous, with a big party hall, fountains, big statues and fountains, big buildings, offices....
I was also very impressed by the good relationships between citizens, with no doubts encouraged by these CY Awards. It's even more amazing that all this is organized by the citizens themselves, like most of the activities in ActiveWorlds.
I recommend everyone to attend the next CY Awards. You'll find an exciting event, a glamorous party, and an excellent ambient of friendship that welcomes everyone.
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