NEW YORK and PARIS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOWNESS.com, the award-winning editorial website that serves as a daily resource for the culturally curious, will be presented with the Webby for Best Cultural Blog tonight at the 18th Annual Webby Awards ceremony.
Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by The New York Times, the Webby Awards are the leading international awards honoring excellence on the Internet. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 1,000+ member judging body that includes prominent Web experts, business figures, creative visionaries, and former Webby Award winners and nominees. This year's Webby Awards received nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 U.S. states and over 60 countries worldwide.
NOWNESS.com said, "Our mission at NOWNESS is to redefine the way people experience culture and global lifestyle online by providing inspirational and experiential content that is both forward thinking and highly creative. We continually seek to provide a differentiated online experience through artistic digital storytelling that facilitates a cultural exchange with our users. We are honored to be named Best Cultural Blog by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, and we view this award as an important acknowledgement of the unique experience we provide our users each day."
Tonight's Webby Awards ceremony will take place in New York City, and will be available to view beginning Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 9:00am through the Webby Awards website: www.webbyawards.com.
NOWNESS.com, launched in 2010, is the editorially independent website of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's leading Luxury Group. This award-winning editorial website serves as a daily resource for the culturally curious by premiering inspiring stories from the forefront of contemporary culture and global lifestyle. Collaborating with the world's foremost designers, creatives and thinkers, NOWNESS.com is dedicated to being a vital instrument for experiencing high-end culture digitally. NOWNESS.com has been recognized with a Webby Award for Best Fashion Website (2011), WWD Japan's Best Fashion Media Award (2011), a Clio Award for Best Interactive Website (2011), and a Lovie Award for Best Lifestyle Website (2013). In 2012, NOWNESS.com launched a Chinese-language version, which made it a true dual language platform.
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