Hillary Clinton to speak at White House event for international arts award


Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will speak next week at an event to celebrate an international arts prize.

Clinton is scheduled to speak at a celebration of 2023 Praemium-Imperiale Laureates on Sept. 12th, the White House announced in a Wednesday press release. The event will also feature a speech by Jill Biden, the first lady. The Praemium Imperiale is an annual global arts award given by the Japan Art Association to honor lifetime achievements in the arts. It was first awarded in 1994 by Clinton and former President Bill Clinton at the White House. Since then, she has presided over the U.S. The 34th Praemium Laureates are announced on Tuesday, September 12 in Washington DC and London. Paris, Rome Berlin, Tokyo, and Berlin. The Grant for Young Artists will be also announced at the press conference in Washington DC, presided over by International Advisor, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and followed by the presentation of the grant,” according to the Praemium Imperiale press release.

Clinton succeeded Caroline Kennedy, who stepped down from her advisory role in 2021 prior to her nomination to be ambassador to Australia under the Biden administration.

Clinton, 75, is the fifth American to serve as a U.S. international adviser, following David Rockefeller, his son David Rockefeller Jr., former U.S. diplomat William Luers, and Kennedy.

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