Whilst visiting Poland, Omar Sangare received the honorary title of the Ambassador of his hometown Stalowa Wola (Polish: Ambasador Stalowej Woli). The title is granted by the City’s Mayor and the Artistic Director of the City Cultural Center to selected individuals in recognition of their lifetime achievements and contributions to the popularization of the heritage of Stalowa Wola.

The official presentation took place on December 18th, 2011 at the City Cultural Center. In his public affirmation addressed to Omar, Mayor Andrzej Szlezak expressed his congratulations and best wishes for future scholarly and artistic projects. This special event was concluded with a spontaneous standing ovation.

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