Already at the 70th. The bambis will be awarded for the first time this friday. Stars like sophia loren, rod stewart and thomas gottschalk expected at the gala in berlin for the anniversary.
Stewart (73, "sailing") will receive the bambi in the category "legend. Spanish hollywood star penelope cruz will also attend and be honored as best international actress, according to host hubert burda media. 89-year-old actress liselotte pulver receives a golden doe for her life’s work.
Around 1000 invited guests from the worlds of show business, sports, fashion and politics are expected at the stage theater in berlin. Loren and gottschalk look back on moments from 70 years of bambi history together on stage. The former "wetten, dass..?"-presenter was just in the headlines for completely different reasons: during the forest fires in california his mansion in malibu went up in flames.
But there was a small scandal beforehand: fubballer franck ribery was supposed to get a bambi – but the organizers decided to change their minds a few days before the gala. "Arjen robben and franck ribery should originally receive a bambi for their outstanding achievements as one of the most creative player duos in the bundesliga," hubert burda media told the german press agency. It was decided not to present the award after ribery physically attacked a journalist after the defeat at borussia dortmund.
"As a journalistic house, we cannot accept this kind of behavior towards representatives of the media. We are sorry that a great athlete like arjen robben is affected by this decision."It was not yet known whether another athlete would receive the award.
Some other show acts and nominees in the other categories, however, were already known in advance: udo lindenberg (72) will present his song "wir ziehen in den frieden" together with an orchestra and the "kids on stage" choir. British singer dua lipa (23, "new rules") should also perform, she has already won numerous international awards this year and can now look forward to a golden doe. Lipa gets the award in the category "music international. Mark forster (34, "wir sind grob") is awarded a bambi as best national musician. In other categories, it’s not yet clear who will win – for example, the "new german music stars" category. The audience has to choose between lea, nico santos, mike singer and ESC star michael schulte.
The winners in the national film and television categories have also not yet been determined; a jury will decide who will ultimately receive the awards. Paula beer, marie baumer, claudia michelsen and liv lisa fries can hope for an award as "actress of the year. Lars eidinger, peter kurth, sebastian koch and kida khodr ramadan were nominated for the men’s team. The prize for the best series will go to "babylon berlin", "bad banks" or "dark". Luke mockridge (29) receives a trophy in the "comedy" category. Other guests expected to attend include actor heino ferch and presenters palina rojinski and lena gercke.
By the way, the bambis were not always golden: at the first awards ceremonies, the prize winners still received a female ceramic rhomboid. The gala will be attended by 20.15 o’clock on live in the first ubertragen.