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Award ceremony of the 15th Edition of the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture

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The award ceremony of the 15th Edition of the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture will be held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, on 15 May 2018 (11 am, Room II).

The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, will award the 15th edition of the UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture to Lebanese cultural organizer and curator, Christine Tohme, and the Argentinean nongovernmental Asociación Civil del Creciente Cine Fértil para la Promoción de la Diversidad Cultural.

The award ceremony will be followed by a concert.

Created in 1998 at the initiative of the United Arab Emirates, the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture rewards the efforts of two personalities or organizations, one from an Arab country and one from any other country, who have made a significant contribution to the development, dissemination and promotion of Arab culture in the world. The Prize carries a monetary value of $60,000, equally divided between the two laureates.


Details

Type of Event Prize-giving ceremony
Start 15.05.2018 11:00 local time
End 15.05.2018 13:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Chokkam Sunderraj, Shama
Organizer UNESCO
Contact Shama Chokkam-Sunderraj, s.chokkam-sunderraj@unesco.org
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room II
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the United Arab Emirates to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Arabic
Estimated number of participants 300
Official Website
Link 1 Online RSVP
Link 2 Christine Tohme of Lebanon and Cine Fértil of Argentina to Receive 2018 UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture
Link 3 More information on the Prize
Link 4

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