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Gong Li awarded the highest honour in French arts

2010-06-29 09:22:15 GMT2010-06-29 17:22:15 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Chinese actress Gong Li poses at the France Pavilion in Shanghai on May 1, 2010. (Photo:eladies.sina.com.cn)

Chinese actress Gong Li was given the highest honor in French arts while she helped inaugurate the France Pavilion for the Shanghai World Expo, May 1, 2010.

Gong received a Commandeur in the French Order of Arts and Letters, a top honor given by France's Ministry of Culture to recognize outstanding contributors in the fields of arts and literature. Commandeur, or Commander, is the highest rank in the Order, followed by Officier (Officer) and Chevalier (Knight).

Gong Li is an L’Oréal ambassador.

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