Awards

For outstanding lifetime contributions to arts and culture.

Inaugurated in 2012 and presented with Chopard, the Abu Dhabi Festival Award is given annually to individuals for outstanding lifetime contributions to arts and culture. The Abu Dhabi Festival Award has become the benchmark of cultural excellence.

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2020 Abu Dhabi Festival Awards

Norma Lerner, Honorary Chairman of the Cleveland Orchestra Board of Trustees and Chairman of The Lerner Foundation

 

Christo Javacheff, the land artist who has authored many iconic environmental artworks

 

Yehia Al Fakharani, one of the most sought after theatrical producers and actors in the Arab World

 

Paloma O’Shea, Founder and Current Principal of the Reina Sofía College of Music

 

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