February 14, 2023 / News
In an unprecedented initiative, PRIO sponsors the Humor Award in Rio and São Paulo
Rio de Janeiro, February 14, 2023 – The PRIO Award of Humor, a successful project of the comedian, actor, screenwriter and businessman Fábio Porchat, awaited annually by the artistic class, now has the sponsorship of PRIO (formerly PetroRio). The largest independent oil and gas company in Brazil will support and name the initiative for the next five years, thus reinforcing the company’s actions to encourage culture.
“This is the first time we have given our name to an award. It is a pleasure to contribute to the national culture. We are very happy to be part of this project with Fabio Porchat, may it be the first of many. For years we have sought to transform society by encouraging sports, cultural, and socio-environmental initiatives. This is PRIO’s way of giving back to society part of its success,” says Gabriel Hackme, manager of incentive projects and sponsorships at PRIO.
Since 2017, PRIO has engaged in projects such as Instituto Reação, Instituto Todos na Luta, Reação Offshore, Teatro Casa Grande, Casa de Cultura Laura Alvim, Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira, Favela Brass, Orquestra Neojibá, as well as several socio-environmental initiatives with the communities of the Campos Basin. The PRIO Humor Award is one more way to promote culture in a society that is always in search of quality entertainment.
With a corporate culture based on “human energy generating energy” and with the clear understanding of its role as a transforming agent, PRIO invests in sponsoring various projects and institutions that generate value for the company and for society.
The resumption of the theatrical activities in 2022 made possible the return of the award and the traditional award party, with dates scheduled for March 9, at Casa Itaim, in SP, and March 16, at Casa de Cultura Laura Alvim, in RJ. The great honorees of the 2023 edition will be: Suely Franco, in SP, and Antônio Pedro, in RJ.
About the Humor Award
Created in 2017, the Humor Award, is an initiative of actor and comedian Fábio Porchat, is aimed at the best humor artists and theatrical shows in the cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
The function of the Humor Award is to celebrate the humor class — usually forgotten in the classic awards of the national theater — and it takes place in parallel in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. He has paid tribute to names like Berta Loran, Agildo Ribeiro (1932-2018), and Jô Soares (1938-2022).
PRIO is the largest independent oil and gas company in Brazil, a pioneer in recovering and increasing the useful life of fields in production. Created in 2015 and with its assets located in the Campos Basin, the company focuses on excellence and the pursuit of operational efficiency, prioritizing the safety of operations and care for the preservation of the environment.
Carioca, PRIO has a purpose that goes beyond O&G, the company extracts the best of its energy to make the world a more efficient place. In addition, it seeks to transform society by encouraging sports, culture, and environmental preservation. The company has just launched a portal that receives proposals from those seeking support for its Link initiatives.
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