Marking the return of the involvement of the White House in celebrating the Kennedy Center Honors, President Joe Biden taped a special message for the ceremony in which he said that the role of artists is “as important as ever” as the country recovers from the Covid-19 crisis.
In the video, Biden said that he and First Lady Jill Biden met at the White House with this year’s honorees “recognizing how art touches the soul of America.”
“n this year of profound loss and pain, of repair and renewal, the artists’ vision is as important as ever,” Biden said.
He added, “In the search for greater meaning in our lives, we have discovered and rediscovered the power of art in every form.”
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