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“Mission” brings Cecilia the Swiss Award for Culture 2012

“Mission” brings Cecilia the Swiss Award for Culture 2012

“Swiss Awards” is the most important national award in Switzerland which is given every year to outstanding personalities who excelled in courage, innovation, creativity or originality. It is awarded by a jury in 5 categories. In addition, one of the nominees is voted “Swiss Person of the Year” by TV audiences.

For her project “Mission” Cecilia was presented with the “Swiss Award in Culture 2012” during a grand gala in Zurich. “Mission” was incidently created in Lugano with a Swiss conductor – Diego Fasolis - and a Swiss orchestra and choir – I Barocchisti and the choir of RSI.

Prize winners in other categories that night included Jakob Kellenberger, recently retired President of the ICRC, and Bineta Diop, female rights activist and founder of “Femmes Africa Solidarité”, considered by Time Magazine to be one of the 100 most influential people in the world.


ITALIAN: “Mission” porta Cecilia verso il “Swiss Award Cultura 2012”

Il “Swiss Award Cultura 2012” è stato rimesso a Cecilia sabato scorso durante una grande serata di gala al Hallenstadion di Zurigo per il suo proggetto “Mission”. Infatti, “Mission” è nato a Lugano col direttore ticinese Diego Fasolis e i suoi gruppi “I Barocchisti” e il “Coro della Radiotelevisione svizzera”.

Altri vincitori di questo premio prestigiosissimo nazionale di quest’anno sono stati Jakob Kellenberger, l’ex-presidente del CICR, il fondista Dario Cologna, l’ex-consigliere federale Adolf Ogi e Bineta Diop, femminista e fondatrice della FAS (“Femmes Africa Solidarité”) – secondo Time Magazine una delle 100 persone più autorevoli nel mondo.

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