Emilio Isgrò (Italy)

Painter, Poet & Novelist
Playwright and Director
One of the most highly acclaimed figures of Italian art on an international level

Adépo Yapo (Côte d'Ivoire)

Composer & Musicologist
Knight of the Order of Cultural Merit of the Ministry of Culture and Francophonie;
Director of Development and Research at the Regional Center for Cultural Action (CRAC) in Lomé, Togo;
Member of French Society of Ethnomusicology;
Member of International Music Council (CIM) at UNESCO.

Marie-Claude Pietragalla (France)

Dancer & Choreographer
Star Dancer and Choreographer

Jean Nouvel (France)

Famous Architect
Received a number of prestigious awards: Aka Khan Award, the Wolff Award for Art in 2005, and the Pritzker Prize in 2008

Tadao Ando (Japan)

Famous Architect
Founded the Tadao Ando Institute of Architecture in 1969
Appointed Professor at the University of Tokyo in 1997

Marlos Nobre de Almeida (Brazil)

Composer & Conductor
Conductor of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London;
President of the International Music Council of UNESCO;
Director of Brasilia Foundation for Culture;
Marlos Nobre de Almeida (Brazil).

Kimmo Pasanen (Finland)

World-famous Painter  
Doctor of Philosophy in art  
"Pioneer" of Abstract Art
Former Director of the Finnish Cultural Institute

Alain Nonat (Canada)

Tenor
International Singing Competition Judge;
French Ministry of Culture Chevalier dans l'ordre des Arts et Lettres (Knight of the Order of  Arts and Letters recipient);
“Linden of Friendship” civil medal recipient, Slovak International Club;
Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient.