Spain

Two renowned Spanish performers, the soprano Montserrat Figueras and the composer, conductor and viola de gambist Jordi Savall, are set to become the newest Artists for Peace with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Figueras and Savall ? who are married to each other ? will receive the designation ?for their outstanding musical commitment to intercultural dialogue and their contribution to furthering the Organization?s ideals,? UNESCO said in a statement. (UN News Service)

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