GRAND PRIX D’HORLOGERIE DE GENÈVE 2018
The watchmaking art was in the spotlight this Friday November 9th at the Théâtre du Léman, on the occasion of the prize-giving ceremony for the 18th Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG). Enriched by the varied competencies of experts, the prestigious international jury of this 2018 edition of the GPHG announced the winners of 17 prizes and awarded the "Aiguille d’Or" Grand Prix to Bovet 1822 for the Récital 22 Grand Récital watch. The Special Jury Prize, which honours an influential actor on the watchmaking scene, was awarded to Jean-Claude Biver.
Presented by actor Edouard Baer and enlivened with songs performed by Véronic DiCaire, this 18th prize-winning ceremony took place before an audience of 1,300 guests – including Swiss Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann – who had congregated in Geneva to celebrate the vitality of the watchmaking art.