|Czech Dakar Tatra-Legend Karel Loprais was awarded the Order of Laurel|
The Czech "Order of Laurel" Award, that is awarded by the Czech Chamber of Commerce, set during its last year premiere a goal to appreciate the important personalities of the local society.
Searching and highlighting exceptional representatives from various areas of human activity natural moral authority and patterns is one of the irreplaceable conditions of function of the advanced society.
The Order of Laurel has also one significant specify. Every citizen of the Czech Republic has the opportunity to nominate candidates for award. The jury of the Order of Laurel, which is composed of personalities, then selected 26 nominees for award levels.
Czech Dakar-Legend and former Tatra-pilot Karel Loprais was one of the nominees for the Order of Laurel for 2013. He personally collected the award - the golden Order of Laurel on 3rd April 2013 in the Bohemia Grand hotel in Prague.
The president of the Chamber of Commerce awarded significant businessmen, leading experts and other social-wide significant people too. Among the awarded were for example Cardinal Dominik Duka, Jirí Bartoška, the actor and Dana Drábová, the chairman of the State Office for Nuclear Safety.
Among the first laureates of the award belong also Bohdan Pomahac, the plastic surgeon and Václav Moravec, the moderator of the Czech Republic. The single diamond award went to Meda Mládková, the art patron. Karel Loprais commented this event modestly: "There was a fantastic atmosphere there and it was an honor for me to be among such personalities."
2013/04/16 | 15:05 CET | ARTICLE: MR/HS/HOUTHOOFDTOVA