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23 November 2017

The International Prize of Otto Von Hubsburg

Prince Leka was conferred with the International Prize Dr. Otto von Habsburg by Her Imperial Royal Highness Monika Hubsburg

Prince Leka was conferred with the International Prize Dr. Otto von Habsburg by Her Imperial Royal Highness Monika Hubsburg, The Princess of Hungary, Duchess of Santangelo, at the Regional assembly of Sicily.

The Prize was given in recognition of Prince Leka’s work for Albania’s European integration process.

The event was attended by a number of Royalty, nobel families and regional personalities. With special mention:
HRH Dom Duarte of Braganca, Duke of Braganca, the Head of the Royal House of Portugal.
HRR Donna Isabel of Braganca
HRH Donna Maria Francisca of Braganca, Infanta of Portugal
HM Yuhi VI of Rwanda
Dr. Diego de Vargas-Machuca, president of “FAMIGLIE STORICHE D'ITALIA”
Dr. Maria Loredana Pinotti, Prorettore STUDIUM - Academy of “Casale e del Monferrato”.
Dr. Giuseppe Barranco of Valdivieso, Vice President Associazione Insigniti Onorificenze Cavalleresche of S.A.S.
H.E. Don Manuel Pardo de Vera y Diaz, President of “Real Asociacion de Hidalgos de España”.

HRH Crown Prince Leka also thanked the Honorable Av.GIOVANNI ARDIZZONE President of the Sicilian Regional Assembly for his hospitality and care. Within the Crown Princes speech His Highness highlighted the historical ties of Sicily and Albania, in particular the Albaresha community in Sicily.