Zhang Ziyi winning a “You Bring Charm to the World” award on 31th March 2007. The award was held at the Centennial Commemorative Hall of Peking University, Beijing.

The “You Bring Charm to the World” awards were jointly sponsored by various media, including Phoenix TV, Baidu.com and Beijing Youth newspaper, to honor outstanding Chinese from a variety of fields.

Zhang Ziyi, international movie star, member of the jury of the Cannes Film Festival, winning A “You Bring Charm to the World” Awards

Ziyi, 28-year-old, who is best known for her performances in several Hollywood blockbusters including “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” was honored for being a two-time Oscar awards presenter and a judge at last year’s Cannes Film Festival.

The following are the 11 winners for the Charm to the World Award:

a) Tao Yizhi, Jane, Scientist at Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA, discovering the method of tackling the H5N1 virus

b) Zhang Xia Chang, Chief Technology Officer of Enfucell Ltd., Finland, inventor of the paper battery

c) John So, Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Winner of World Mayor

d) John Liu, New York City Council Member, first New York City Council member of Chinese and Asian origin

e) Liu Xiang, professional athlete, 110-metre hurdles world record holder

f) Ding Junhui, professional snooker player, champion of 3 ranking events

g) Ang Lee, film director, best director Oscar

h) Tan Dun, Chinese musician and composer, great success with the opera, The First Emperor, in the US

i) Zhang Ziyi, international movie star, member of the jury of the Cannes Film Festival

j) Chan Yik Hei, student of Hong Kong University of Science and Tchnology, asteroid named after chan

k) Yang Chenning, international citation of merit