Award ceremony of the 11th edition of UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture
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Mustapha Cherif (Algeria) and the Arab British Centre (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, laureates 2012-2013
The Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture was established in 1998 on the initiative of the United Arab Emirates. The purpose of the Prize is to reward the efforts of a national of an Arab country and a national of any other country who have contributed, through their artistic, intellectual or promotional work, to the development and diffusion of Arab culture in the world.
The academic and essayist Mustapha Cherif (Algeria) and the Arab British Centre (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) are the laureates of the 2012-2013 UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab culture.
In the framework of the 11th edition of the UNESCO Sharjah Prize, UNESCO is organizing an official award ceremony, which will begin with a press conference and be followed by :
- A series of talks by eminent personalities on the theme "5 Itineraries, 5 visions, 1 question: what is the place of Arab culture in tomorrow's world";
- Official awarding of the Prize to the two laureates by the Director-General;
- Concert of Arab music by the Khoury Project and Mr Mohamed Abozekry.
|Type of Event||Prize-giving ceremony|
|Start||25.04.2013 18:00 local time|
|End||25.04.2013 22:00 local time|
|Date to be fixed||0|
|Focal point||Chokkam Sunderraj, Shama|
|Street||125 avenue Suffren|
|Permanent Delegation Contact||Permanent Delegation of the United Arab Emirates to UNESCO|
|Language of Event||English, French, Arabic|
|Estimated number of participants||1000|
|Link 1||More information on UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture|
|Link 2||Invitation to the award ceremony|
|Link 3||Programme for the Award Ceremony|