Originally Posted by Daisiesforever
Thank you Lucien for this update. I will be sure to look out for all publicity and photographs on this one. Joan Busquets is so very accomplished and well deserving of this award. What an honor to be receiving it from HRH The Prince of Orange.
The Prince of Orange is Regent of the Praemium Erasmianum,so,in that it is normal he hands out the Award.The Praemium Erasmianum was founded by his grandfather,the late Prince Bernhard and is one of the most prestigious Awards around.
The Award is handed-out annually to a person who contributed significantly in the cultural,social and/or social-scientifically field within the frame of the European tradition and culture.
This years theme was "The shape of public space in the city".The award goes with a sum of 150.000 Euro.
Speech,in english,by HRH The Prince of Orange,Royal Palace Amsterdam,yesterday:
Het Koninklijk Huis