Laureates 2006

Past - Preserving Cultural Heritage

Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma is a world-renowned cellist whose inspirations go well beyond the concert hall.

In 1998, Mr. Ma founded the Silk Road Project to study the ebb and flow of ideas among different cultures along the Silk Road, illuminating the heritages of its countries and identifying the voices that represent these traditions today. Mr. Ma's mission for the Silk Road Project is to plant the seeds of new artistic and cultural growth, and to celebrate