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Prince Amyn receives Medal of Honor from the City in Porto 2019-07-09

Prince Amyn is conferred with the Medal of Honour of the City of Porto by Mayor Mr Rui Moreira. 2019-07-09
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Tuesday, 2019, July 9
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On 9 July in Porto, Prince Amyn Aga Khan was awarded the City’s Medal of Honour by the Mayor of the Porto Municipality, Rui Moreira who presided over a ceremony at the Casa do Roseiral, in the Gardens of the Palácio de Cristal. The medal was presented in honour of "a great patron of the arts." Prince Amyn Aga Khan has a close relationship with several museums, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum in New York. In March, he donated a painting by the painter Bento Coelho da Silveira, the "Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple" to the Soares dos Reis Museum, in Porto.
Príncipe Amyn recebe medalha de Honra da Cidade no Porto

Príncipe Amyn visitou ontem a cidade do Porto para ser homenageado com a Medalha de Honra da Cidade.

Na Casa do Roseiral, no Porto, no passado dia 9 de julho, foi celebrado o aniversário da entrada na cidade do Exército Libertador de Dom Pedro. Nesta cerimónia anual, a cidade visa distinguir aqueles que lhe merecem o agradecimento coletivo, deste modo, foram atribuídas 25 medalhas municipais, entre elas, a Medalha de Honra da Cidade.

Mencionado pelo presidente da Câmara do Porto, Rui Moreira, a Medalha de Honra da cidade deve ser atribuída àqueles que representam duas fortes marcas da cidade, que foram acolhidas por unanimidade: a Cultura e a Liberdade.

Nesta edição, a Medalha de Honra da Cidade foi atribuída ao Príncipe Amyn e a Alberto de Sousa Martins, ex-ministro e antigo deputado do PS. A cerimónia, que celebrou a interculturalidade, sem deixar cair no esquecimento o que é ser "portuense de gema", considerou Príncipe Amyn "um grande mecenas das artes".

O Principe tem relações estreitas com diversos museus, incluindo o Museu de Arte Moderna e o Museu Metropolitano, em Nova Iorque, No passado mês de março, doou um quadro do pintor Bento Coelho da Silveira, a "Apresentação da virgem no templo", ao Museu Soares dos Reis, no Porto.

Durante a cerimónia, o Principe Amyn demonstra expectativas de trabalhar no Porto em várias áreas “quer seja na educação, com idosos ou na cultura”, refletiu Principe Amyn. Rui Moreira salientou ainda o “trabalho social com uma dimensão gigante” e a importância do envolvimento do Principe Amyn na cidade do Porto.

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Prince Amyn receives Medal of Honor from the City in Porto

Prince Amyn yesterday visited the city of Oporto to be honored with the Medal of Honor of the City.

In the House of the Roseiral, in Porto, last July 9, was celebrated the anniversary of the entrance into the city of the Liberating Army of Dom Pedro. In this annual ceremony, the city aims to distinguish those who deserve it's collective gratitude, in this way, 25 municipal medals were awarded, among them the Medal of Honor of the City.

Mentioned by the Mayor of Porto, Rui Moreira, the Medal of Honor of the city should be attributed to those who represent two strong brands of the city, which were unanimously welcomed: Culture and Freedom.

In this edition, the Medal of Honor of the City was attributed to Prince Amyn and Alberto de Sousa Martins, former minister and former deputy of the PS. The ceremony, which celebrated interculturalism, without forgetting what it means to be "Porto de Gemma", considered Prince Amyn "a great patron of the arts."

The Prince has close relations with several museums, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum in New York. Last March, he donated a painting by the painter Bento Coelho da Silveira, the "Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple", to the Soares dos Reis Museum, in Porto.

During the ceremony, Prince Amyn shows expectations of working in Porto in various areas "whether in education, the elderly or in culture," reflected Prince Amyn. Rui Moreira also emphasized "social work with a giant dimension" and the importance of the involvement of Prince Amyn in the city of Oporto.


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