Paris, October 18, 2016 – Their Royal Highnesses Prince Charles and Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke and Duchess of Castro, attended the ceremony for the conferral of the Prince Louis de Polignac Foundation annual awards for excellence in culture and the arts.
The event is sponsored by H.R.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. This year the ceremony was held in the Simone and Cino del Duca Foundation in Paris. Also present were the Chancellor of the French Institute, Monsieur Gabriel de Broglie, and the President and co-founder, Madame Irene Daurelle.
Prince Louis de Polignac, godfather of H.R.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, who was present for the event, created the organization in 1997 to confer a medal of honor to French scholars and experts who have worked to ensure the preservation and respect of the French architectural legacy. Numerous dignitaries attended the ceremony.