Placido Domingo

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Placido Domingo, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

Mr Placido Domingo, the famous opera singer, was appointed UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in November 2012, in recognition of his outstanding artistic career and invaluable support for the promotion of young Opera talents through the Operalia competition

Founded in 1993, Operalia is an annual international voice competition, which has helped to start the careers of many singers who have since become major figures on the world stage.

In November 2012, he participated at a Charity Gala for the Education for All Programme at UNESCO Headquarters, aiming to provide quality basic education for all children, youth and adults.

As President of Europa Nostra, he supports the safeguard and promotion of the European cultural heritage.

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