Four Definitions
  • Awards are something given to a person or group of people to recognize excellence in a certain field. 

  • A ceremony is an activity, containing ritual significance, performed on a special occasion. Often ceremonies have a physical display or theatrical component.

  • A ritual is a set of actions, performed mainly for their symbolic value, which is prescribed by the traditions of a community or a religion.

  • A tribute is wealth given as a sign of respect