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.


Details

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
Organizer CLT/DDD/HMD
Contact s.chokkam-sunderraj@unesco.org 84271
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 125 avenue Suffren
Room Room I
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the United Arab Emirates to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Arabic
Estimated number of participants 1000
Official Website
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
Link 4

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