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    Fri, 03 Feb 2012 14:36:11

    Shakira Receives French Culture Metal - She is the first Colombian star to receive the honor

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    Before the NRJ Music Awards in Cannes, France on Saturday (Jan. 28), pint-sized powerhouse Shakira was presented with the French culture medal by the country's minister of culture, Frederic Mitterand. in a formal ceremony. Shakira is the first Colombian star to receive the honor. Congrats, girl!

    "I am so humbled to receive this honor in a country like France that has shared an important cultural legacy with the rest of the world," Sharkira, 34, said. The Culture Medal recognizes a solid and notable contribution to the world of fine arts.

    Which artist would you award a French Culture Medal to?

    —Katie Sheehan
    02.03.12



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