9/11 2012 Anniversary Information

The 11th 9/11 anniversary is set to be held tomorrow Tuesday, September 11 at the National September 11 Memorial plaza located in the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan.

This program information is for publication, broadcast and release:

  • 8:39 a.m. – Program begins
  • Bagpipers and drummers lead WTC flag through memorial to the stage
  • Young People’s Chorus of New York City performs the National Anthem
  • 8:46 a.m. – Moment of silence (observance of time AA Flight 11 struck North Tower)
    (Houses of worship will toll their bells throughout the City)Family members will begin reading the names in pairs
  • There will be 100 pairs (200 readers) who will continue until all names are read
  • Music will provide a backdrop throughout the program
  • 9:03 a.m. – Moment of silence (observance of time UA Flight 175 struck South Tower)
    Reading of names continues/music resumes
  • 9:37 a.m. – Moment of silence (observance of time AA Flight 77 struck the Pentagon)
    Reading of names continues/music resumes
  • 9:59 a.m. – Moment of silence (observance of time of fall of the South Tower)
    Reading of names continues/music resumes
  • 10:03 a.m. – Moment of silence (observance of time UA Flight 93 crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania)
    Reading of names continues/music resumes
  • 10:28 a.m. – Moment of silence (observance of time of fall of the North Tower)
  • Reading of names continues to conclusion/music resumes
  • Young People’s Chorus of New York City performs “Give Us Hope”
  • Taps performed by three trumpeters (NYPD, FDNY, PAPD)
  • 12:30 p.m. – Program concludes
  • 8:00 p.m. – National September 11 Memorial Closes

Family members of the 2001 and 1993 attacks have been invited to participate in this year’s reading of the names, pausing during 6 moments; twice to mark the time the two towers were hit, twice to mark the two towers fell, and to mark the two moments of the attacks in the Pentagon and Flight 93.

Houses of worship have been asked to toll their bells at the time when the first tower was hit. The ceremony will conclude at approximately 12;30PM.

A complete list of the names of the 2,983 victims of the 2001 attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and on Flight 93, along with the victims of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing will be posted on NYC.gov/mediaadviorsy prior to the start of the ceremony. Names will be read in alphabetical order as they are listed.

The tribute in light will be on beginning at sunset on September 11, 2012 and will fade away at dawn on September 12 with no formal program. They’re located at West and Morris Streets in Lower Manhattan and are best seen when it’s completely dark.

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Noe I. for Windows of the World.


MTV’s 2012 VMAs Highlights

So, One Direction had the most screen time, winning three Moon Mans and performed ‘One Thing’ in the show. They won for best new artist, best pop video and the ‘most shareworthy’ video.

Rihanna opened the show performing a mash up of ‘Cockiness’ and ‘We Found Love’. She also lost to Nicki Minaj, but took home the biggest honor later in the show, winning video of the year for ‘We Found Love’.

Lovely Taylor Swift was left out of the moon mans handouts, but she closed the show dancing and singing her new smash hit single ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ and ended it with a dive into the crowd.

Singer Frank Ocean made the most subtle performance of the night with his song ‘Thinking About You’

Pink made an aerial acrobatic performance while Green Day set a record for the most VMA performances.

Chris Brown wore a dress suit and won the best male video award for ‘Turn Up The Music’. Drake, who had a bar fight with Brown earlier this year, got his moon man for best hip hop video ‘HYER’.

Twilight Cast (minus Kristen Stewart) introduced a 90-second clip from the upcoming movie ‘Breaking Dawn Part 2.

Who was your favorite? Here the complete list of winners:

Best pop video

“What Makes You Beautiful,” One Direction

Best male video

“Turn Up the Music,” Chris Brown

Best rock video

“Paradise,” Coldplay

Best hip-hop video

“HYFR,” Drake feat. Lil Wayne

Best female video

“Starships,” Nicki Minaj

Best new artist

“What Makes You Beautiful,” One Direction

Video of the Year

“We Found Love,” Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris

Best video with a message

“Skyscraper,” Demi Lovato

Best electronic dance music video

“Feel So Close,” Calvin Harris

Most share-worthy video

“What Makes You Beautiful,” One Direction

Best choreography

“Turn Up the Music,” Chris Brown

Best editing

“Countdown,” Beyonce

Best visual effects

“First of the Year (Equinox),” Skrillex

Best cinematography

“Bad Girls,” M.I.A.

Best art direction

“Wide Awake,” Katy Perry

Best direction

“Bad Girls,” M.I.A.

Noe I. for Windows of the World

2012 Teen Choice Awards Complete List of Winners

Complete list of winners for the 2012 Teen Choice Awards:

Choice Comedian: Ellen DeGeneres

Choice Web Stars: Sophia Grace and Rosie

Choice TV Show, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: The Vampire Diaries

Choice TV Actress, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Nina Dobrev, The Vampire Diaries

Choice TV Actor, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Ian Somerhalder, The Vampire Diaries

Choice Male TV Scene Stealer: Michael Trevino, The Vampire Diaries

Choice Movie Actor, Drama: Zac Efron, The Lucky One

Choice TV Drama: Pretty Little Liars

Choice Summer TV Star, FemaleTroian Bellisario, Pretty Little Liars

Choice TV Actress, Drama: Lucy Hale, Pretty Little Liars

Choice TV Actor, Drama: Ian Harding, Pretty Little Liars

Choice Hotties: Miley Cyrus and Ian Somerhalder

Choice Music Group: Selena Gomez and The Scene

Choice Movie, Comedy: 21 Jump Street

Choice TV Actor, Action: Adam Rodriguez, CSI: Miami

Choice Actress, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games

Choice Movie Scene Stealer, Male: Liam Hemsworth, The Hunger Games

Choice Movie Villain: Alexander Ludwig, The Hunger Games

Choice Comedy Actress: Emma Stone, Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Choice Drama Actress: Emma Stone, The Help

Choice Movie Breakout: Rihanna, Battleship

Choice Hissy Fit: Charlize Theron, Snow White and the Huntsman

Choice Movie of the Summer: Katy Perry: Part of Me

Choice Breakup Song: “Payphone,” Maroon 5

Choice Female Movie Star of the Summer: Kristen Stewart, Snow White and the Huntsman

Ultimate Choice Award: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner

Choice Movie, Romance: Breaking Dawn – Part 1

Choice Movie Actress, Romance: Kristen Stewart, Breaking Dawn – Part 1

Inspire Award: Miranda Cosgrove

Choice Female Artist: Taylor Swift

Choice Single by a Female Artist: “Eyes Open,” Taylor Swift

Choice Country Song: “Sparks Fly,” Taylor Swift

Choice Movie Voice: Taylor Swift as Audrey, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

Choice TV Female Scene Stealer: Candice Accola, The Vampire Diaries

Choice Female TV Breakout Star: Hannah Simone, New Girl

Choice Male Artist: Justin Bieber

Choice Male Music Star of the Summer: Justin Bieber

Choice Male Fashion Icon: Justin Bieber

Choice Single by a Male Artist: Boyfriend, Justin Bieber

Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games

Choice Summer Music Star Group: One Direction

Choice Music Breakout Group: One Direction

Choice Love Song: “What Makes You Beautiful,” One Direction

Get ready to see the show’s highlights here on WOTW