Grace Kelly’s Rewarding Legacy

Nov 25, 2013 at 11:01 pm |
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Cecily Tyson - Princess Grace Awards

The Princess Grace Awards took place this October at Cipriani‘s on 42nd Street in New York City with HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco in attendance. At the event Cicely Tyson was presented with the Prince Rainier III Award. The award recognizes an accomplished leader in the arts who has also demonstrated service to the performing arts. PressRoomVIP was on the red carpet for the magical evening.

When asked about the evening and the award Cicely Tyson told PressRoomVIP she was thrilled to be recognized by such an organization “in memory of one of the most incredible actresses and women.” She was extremely flattered that she was being acknowledged for the having made and difference and was being urged to continue to do so.

The Princess Grace Awards also recognized those emerging artists who show exceptional promise in the areas of expertise, with classical or experimental artistic disciplines. The Foundation’s support assists their theater and dance studies, help pay their artistic fees at non-profit theater and dance companies and helps support their thesis film projects. This year alone the foundation has raised more than $1 million for artists.

Although Grace Kelly it has been over three decade since Grace Kelly past, her legacy remains. Jennifer Grant spoke about her experience with the Princess Grace Foundation, “I knew of it mostly through my father, Cary Grant, he was very involved with the foundation. We have been close to the family [reigning family of Monaco] my entire life. I miss Grace, so it feels wonderful to be able to be here in her memory and give an award.”

The Princess Grace Awards took place this October at Cipriani’s on 42nd Street in New York City with HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco in attendance. At the event Cicely Tyson was presented with the Prince Rainier III Award. The award recognizes an accomplished leader in the arts who has also demonstrated service to the performing arts. PressRoomVIP was on the red carpet for the magical evening.