Ian Somerhalder to be Awarded First World of Good Award at Carmel Art & Film Festival

Thanks to @Mak75231 for the heads up, Ian Somerhalder will be honored at the Carmel Art & Film Festival October 15th. He will be receiving the very first “World of Good” award for his environmental work. Check out the deets below!

Via Press Release:

09.28.2011– The third annual Carmel Art and Film Festival will award its first ever “World of Good Award” to actor and activist Ian Somerhalder on Saturday, October 15. The award, conceived by festival founders and created by famed jewelry company Tiffany, will be awarded each year to an influential actor, filmmaker or artist who is using their notoriety to “do good work.”

The Carmel Art and Film Festival will recognize Ian Somerhalder during its Founders’ Party on Saturday evening, October 15, at the Carmel Art Association. The party, which is for Patrons of the festival and invited guests only, is part of the public five day festival showcasing independent film and contemporary art as well as music concerts, art auctions, photo exhibits, “Art in the Park” and the “Conversations and Encounters” lecture series. Festival passes are available online at www.carmelartandfilm.eventbrite.com or by calling (831) 625-3700. Individual tickets to film screenings and lectures can be purchased at Festival Headquarters in Carmel Plaza on the 3rd floor and at the door ten minutes to start time if space permits. For a complete festival schedule visit www.carmelartandfilm.com.


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  1. Congratulations to Ian and ISF! I have no idea where Ian finds the strength and time to do everything he does for his fans and for the world. I feel very blessed to have been inspired by him. I hope this award brings him and his foundation much more recognition. Thank you Ian and ISF!

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