President Renews Participation at Annual Kennedy Center Honors

On Sunday, December 5, 2021, President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden attended the Kennedy Center Honors event which celebrated artists Joni MitchellBette MidlerBerry GordyLorne Michaels, and Justino Díaz.

The induction service, which honors artists for their lifetime contributions to the arts, was followed by a reception at the White House, a medallion ceremony at the Library of Congress, and an event at the performing arts center’s Opera House.

Library of Congress

For the four years of Donald Trump’s presidency, he declined to attend the event making President Biden’s participation the first after a four-year hiatus of presidential presence at the annual ceremony.

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