Fukuoka Prize Current Affairs, GK & News

AR Rahman conferred with Japan's Fukuoka prize 2016

Legendary Oscar winning Indian music composer A R Rahman was awarded Japan’s Fukuoka prize for the year 2016. He has been conferred with this award in the Grand Prize category for his outstanding contribution towards creating, preserving and showcasing South Asian traditional fusion music. Besides, Philippines’ historian Ameth R Ocampo and Pakistani singer Yasmeen Lari ..

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Japan to confer Fukuoka Prize 2012 upon Vandana Shiva

Japanese Govt has adjudicated to honor Indian Environmental philosopher Vandana Shiva with Fukuoka Prize 2012 at an award ceremony in September 2012. Vandana Shiva is the 7th Indian who will receive this prestigious award.  Vandana Shiva: A philosopher, environmental activist, author and eco feminist. She edifies people about the thoughts for the love of nature. ..

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