The theme of the ceremony was ‘Enlightenment’, sending the audience on a journey of discovery through the realm of ideas, science and creativity.
Professor Stephen Hawking introduced the theme, urging people to create a brave new and better world, by challenging perceptions and stereotypes that limit the potential of the human body, mind and spirit.
‘Look up at the stars, and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.’
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