Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity 2024 Award Ceremony

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Discover the winner of the 2024 Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity at the Award Ceremony.


The winner will be announced by the former Federal Chancellor and President of the Jury, Angela Merkel.  Speeches will be given by the winner as well as the President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa; and the President of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, António Feijó. The ceremony concludes with a live performance from the Gulbenkian Orchestra and the Geração Orchestra.

Join us to find out and hear from the winner of the €1 million Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity that celebrates outstanding contributions to climate action.


18:45 / Welcome remarks

António Feijó – President of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

18:55 / Prize impact video

19:05 / President of the Jury speech and winner announcement

Angela Merkel – President of the Jury of the Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity

19:18 / Winner’s film and acceptance speech

19:32 / President of the Republic speech

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa – President of the Republic of Portugal

19:42 / Gulbenkian Orchestra and the Geração Orchestra Concert, conducted by Tiago Oliveira

Alberto Ginastera
Danzas de “Estancia”, op. 8a – 1. Los trabajadores agricolas
Anne Victorino d'Almeida / Edison Otero (Colombia)
Rapsódia dos Rios, op. 93c
Carlos Garcia / Marian Yanchyk (Ukraine)
3 Ukranian Folk Songs
Mário Laginha / Edvânia Moreno (Cape Verde)
George Dousis / Padou Mayuma (Congo)
25th Meridian East
Joly Braga Santos
Symphony No. 4 – Epilogue: Hymn to Youth

20:20 / Close

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