Bambi press releases

Bambi 2017 “Sport” award goes to Wladimir Klitschko

It’s the end of a boxing era: After 64 victories in 20 years – including 54 knock-outs and just 5 defeats – Ukrainian heavyweight boxer Wladimir Klitschko (41) will this year end his professional career. In recognition of his outstanding achievements and to crown a legendary sporting career, Klitschko will be presented with the Bambi award for “Sport”.

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Bambi 2017: Award for Chinese artist Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei is to receive the Bambi award for “Courage”. A conceptual artist and dissident, he uses his films, images, books, installations and architectural projects to tackle human rights violations and fights oppression and censorship. On 16 November 2017, he will be honoured in Berlin for his commitment and courage.

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Sam Smith announced as new show act

As one of the musical highlights of this year’s live show, British singer-songwriter Sam Smith will perform his new hit “Too Good at Goodbyes” on the Bambi stage.

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Rock stars and unsung heroes

Major stars, devoted fans, emotional moments: The 68th BAMBI ceremony took place in Berlin on 17 November in the Stage Theater, Potsdamer Platz. Winners of Germany’s most important media award included Pope Francis, popstar Robbie Williams and footballer Bastian Schweinsteiger. The audience was particularly moved by the story of Yusra and Sarah Mardini, who received the “Unsung heroes” award after saving a group of fellow refugees.

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Pope Francis receives BAMBI award in Rome

On Thursday, 10 November 2016, His Holiness Pope Francis was presented with the BAMBI award, a German media prize, in Rome. Every year, Hubert Burda Media presents the BAMBI awards in recognition of outstanding achievements. The presentation of the BAMBI to the head of the Catholic Church will be shown on Thursday, 17 November during a live broadcast starting at 20:15 on the German public TV station ARD.

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BAMBI for “Music International” goes to Robbie Williams

It is expected to be a highlight of this year’s live show: No other than the British singer and world star Robbie Williams will open the BAMBI award ceremony on November 17 th 2016 and welcome about 1,000 guests at the Stage Theater am Potsdamer Platz in Berlin for a glamourous BAMBI night.

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BAMBI for “Sport” goes to Angelique Kerber

Angelique Kerber is Germany’s new tennis queen: 19 years after Steffi Graf, she has fulfilled her childhood dream to become the world’s number one female player. Angelique Kerber will therefore be awarded this year’s BAMBI for “Sport”.

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