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"Wisdom is better than force"
חוכמה עדיפה על כוח
Ecclesiastes 16.17

And by means of the stars
(people) are guided"
وَعَلَمَاتٍ وَبِالنَّجْمِ هُمْ يَهْتَدُونَ
Quran, An Nahl 16.16

The term "Magos" means “the wise one" according to Eastern traditions. In ancient Persian it stands for “the one who can do" and according to the Ancient Greeks it means “scholar, expert”. The Latin derivative "Magis" is synonymous with enlightened judgment and characterizes a masterful way of thinking which enables one to act well.

THE 'WISE' AS
INSPIRATIONAL FIGURES

The Magos Foundation aims to offer an open invitation to discover and follow the roads of wisdom. By offering to embark on scintillating historical as well as contemporary journeys, its overarching ambition is to act on one of the foremost challenges of our time: intercultural dialogue. At the heart of the foundation is an art collection, dedicated to the great sages of our common human history, uniquely related to “The Peoples of the Book”, in addition to kings of the East renowned for their support for peaceful coexistence. The unique and vast collection pivots around one of the greatest stories of all: the tale of the Three Kings of the East, told and retold for centuries, mesmerizing children and adults alike. Who were these illustrious “Magi”, these “Three Wise Men” Gaspard, Balthazar and Melchior, and what did they really stand for?

COLLECTIONS

From November 16th 2024
till February 2nd 2025
FIRST EXHIBITION
“TREASURES OF THE WISE MEN”

Brotherhood Museum, Malaga (Spain)
(Museo de la Agrupación de las Cofradías de Málaga)

INSPIRE, OPEN UP
NEW HORIZONS

WHO ARE THE NEW “MAGOS”,
THE WISE OF THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD?

The Magos Foundation Awards will be bestowed following the inauguration of the exhibition
“TREASURES OF THE WISE MEN”

Throughout the centuries, the “Magos” have been true sources of inspiration, a philosophical ideal the world’s elite aspired to embody. In our contemporary era, the word “Magos” resonates particularly with individuals from all walks of life who demonstrate an unwavering commitment to global concerns and as such positively contribute to the shaping of our world.

The Magos Foundation Awards will be presented to 21st Century luminaries.

MAGOS FOUNDATION AWARD
“THE NEW MAGOS/WISE MEN & WOMEN”
2024

Mme Shirin Ebadi,
Prix Nobel de la paix

CHARITABLE EVENTS

Saturday November 16,
2024 - Malaga

THE INAUGURATION OF THE EXHIBITION “TREASURES OF THE WISE MEN” WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A FUNDRAISING COCKTAIL EVENT TO BENEFIT THE NOBEL WOMEN’S INITIATIVE.

RAISING AWARENESS
ON MAJOR ISSUES

Friday November 15, 2024
Alhambra of Granada

Eve of the International Day of Tolerance. The conference on tolerance will be followed by a private tour of the Alhambra.

The financial award is intended to encourage the commitment of those who follow in Voltaire’s footsteps to combat intolerance and assist religious minorities in the pursuit of human dignity.

RELIGIOUS HONORARY COMMITTEE