On June 28th, the famous Swiss watch brand Raymond Weil presented the Raymond Weil to the well-known foursome from New York Vampire Weekend at the silver note awards luncheon held at the Hilton London Boning International Artist Award. ‘ The awards ceremony was crowded with stars and was designed to support the Norddorf-Robins Music Charity.
Vampire Weekend is a well-known group of four in New York who is currently on tour in the UK. He has twice won the title of National Album Sales and once nominated for a Grammy Award. The most popular song ‘A-Punk’ on the rock list of Rolling Stone magazine ranked fourth. They have led the singing of Glastonbury Music Festival and Benicassim Music Festival. They also invited Jake Gyllenhaal to shoot an MV for them. They also appeared on the US’s hottest show ‘Saturday Night Live’ for three times. They are also the first independent rock band in the United States to win the top two national sales charts for two consecutive albums, setting a new record. In addition, their record sales for the first week also set a new record. Recently, Vampire Weekend was selected as the ‘Sounds of the summer’ of the ‘London Time’ 2013.
‘Today, we are pleased to announce that Vampire Weekend is the winner of the Raymond Weil International Artist Award. For the past ten years, Raymond Weil has consistently supported the International Artist Award, Kylie Minogue, Michael Bublé, Swedish House Mafia, Kelis, John Legend, Foo Fighters, Artists such as George Benson and Bob Geldoff have won the award. We are proud and honored to help the Norddorf-Robins Charitable Foundation. We have witnessed the foundation’s unremitting efforts to change life through music therapy. — — — Said Elie Bernheim, director of Raymond Weil.
Vampire Weekend’s work uniquely combines rock, punk and African music, and is sought after by fans around the world. In 2012, US President Barack Obama nominated the group as one of the four major music artists (the other three were Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, and John Legend) to support his presidential re-election campaign.
‘Vampire Weekend has a unique voice and countless fans, not only in the United States, but also in the world. They are truly powerful idols. They are one of the few must-see bands in the global music industry and have won the Raymond Weil International Artist Award It deserves its name. ‘—David Munns, Chairman of the Norddorf-Robins Foundation.
The first Norddorf-Robins Foundation O2 Silver Note Awards Luncheon dates back to 1976, and has become the ‘climax’ of the charity fundraising event. The charity has been sponsored by O2 for the past ten years, and now 38 years have passed. Since its establishment, it has raised a total of £ 8 million for the Norddorf-Robins Foundation. Last year’s winners were Kylie Minogue, Jessie J, Emeli Sandé, Michael Bublé, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Conor Maynard, Fatboy Slim and Laura Wright. Previous winners were The Who (who won the first Silver Note Award in 1976), Elton John, Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney, Sting, Take That, Muse, and more.
About the Norddorf-Robins Foundation
The Norddorf-Robins Foundation is a music therapy charity focused on changing the lives of vulnerable children and adults. Every year, the Foundation provides more than 50,000 music therapy services to various vulnerable groups such as autism, dementia, depression, physical and learning disabilities.
Music therapy is a method that uses music to help humans in different ways-for some people, music therapy can relieve physical pain, for some, it can relieve emotional or social stress, and it can Help many people to communicate bravely through their inner struggles.
The Foundation operates in its own music therapy centers and venues, schools, day centers, hospitals and nursing homes. The music therapists they train can reach a master level.
The Norddorf-Robins Foundation does not accept government funding. Most of its income comes from individual sponsors, silver note awards, music industry trust awards, and other activities. Through these activities, the foundation can establish The outside world’s awareness of its purpose of serving and changing lives.
The Norddorf-Robins Foundation O2 Silver Note Awards is held every year at the Hilton London Boning. Its purpose is to reward well-known artists in the music industry and to raise funds for the foundation. Since the awards ceremony opened in 1976, it has raised 8 million pounds for the foundation. Taking this opportunity, the charity will give some feedback to the music industry and thank them for their significant support for charity work over the past year. The ceremony was attended by entertainers, celebrities, and celebrities in the music industry. For more details, please visit: www.nordoff-robbins.org.uk
About RAYMOND WEIL
As one of the few family-run independent watch brands in Switzerland, RAYMOND WEIL has a special status in the field of luxury watchmaking. The brand emphasizes a deep relationship with music and art, while paying attention to the use of advanced materials and delicate and pure watchmaking technology, and promotes an independent brand spirit. RAYMOND WEIL’s watch works show the distinctive brand characteristics through the unique design of the exterior and the inner refinement, writing their own thinking about the passage of time-Precision is my inspiration.