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Princess of Asturias Awards

05/30/2014

The jury meeting for the 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for Literature

24 nominations from 14 different countries are in the running for this Award, the fifth of eight international awards that are bestowed each year by the Prince of Asturias Foundation, and which are now in their thirty-fourth year.

The jury meeting for the 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for Literature ©FPA

The meetings of the jury responsible for awarding the 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for Literature, the fifth of eight international awards that will be bestowed by the Prince of Asturias Foundation, will be held on June 3rd and 4th. The awards will be bestowed this year for the thirty-fourth time in their history.

According to the Statutes of the Foundation, the Prince of Asturias Awards aim “to reward scientific, technical, cultural, social and humanitarian work carried out at an international level by individuals, institutions or groups of individuals or institutions”. In keeping with these principles, the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature shall be conferred on those “whose literary work represents an outstanding contribution to universal literature”.

There are 24 nominations in the running for this Award from Argentina, Cuba, Chile, China, Egypt, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mozambique, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Spain.

The Award comprises a Joan Miró sculpture representing and symbolising the accolade, a cash prize of €50,000, a diploma and an insignia.

The jury, which is to meet at the Reconquista Hotel, will be made up of the following members:

  • Xuan Bello Fernández
  • José Manuel Blecua Perdices
  • Amelia Castilla Alcolado
  • Juan Cruz Ruiz
  • Luis Alberto de Cuenca y Prado
  • José Luis García Martín
  • Álex Grijelmo García
  • Manuel Llorente Manchado
  • Rosa Navarro Durán
  • Carme Riera i Guilera
  • Fernando Rodríguez Lafuente
  • Fernando Sánchez Dragó
  • Ana Santos Aramburo
  • Diana Sorensen
  • Sergio Vila-Sanjuán Robert
  • José Luis García Delgado (acting secretary)

Members of the juries will hold an initial meeting with the media at 12 noon on Tuesday 3rd in the "Salón de Consejos" of the hotel (on the first floor), immediately prior to being formally convened and starting their deliberations. The jury will then elect a president from amongst them. The jury secretary will be appointed by the Foundation.

Their decision will be made public at 12 noon (GMT +2.00h) on Wednesday 4th in the Salón Covadonga of the hotel (on the ground floor), and jury members will then be available for interviews.

The reading of the jury’s decision will be broadcast live for more than 150 countries via the main national and international radio and television channels. The signal will be openly transmitted via Hispasat satellite (America and Europe). In addition, there will be a live Internet broadcast at the Foundation's website: www.fpa.es

TECHNICAL DATA
Europe
  • Satellite: Hispasat 1D
  • Orbital position: 30º West
  • Transponder: 87
  • Carrier: 7
  • RX Frequency: 11594.0 MHz
  • Band: Ku
  • Polarization: Horizontal
  • Symbol Rate: 4.444 MSymbols/second
  • F.E.C.: 3/4
  • Coding: QPSK MPEG 2 DVBS
  • Norma: PAL
  • Format: 16:9
America
  • Satellite: Hispasat 1E
  • Orbital position: 30º West
  • Transponder: 133
  • Channel: Feeds TSA
  • RX Frequency: 12052 MHz
  • Band: Ku
  • Polarization: Vertical
  • Symbol Rate: 27.500 MSymbosl/second
  • F.E.C.: 3/4
  • Codec: QPSK MPEG 2 DVBS
  • Norma: PAL
  • Formato: 16:9

Phone: + 34 91 512 9450 / 9498

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INFORMATION OF INTEREST
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The Foundation’s official account: @fpa_info
Prince of Asturias Awards official hashtag: #PrinceAsturiasAwards

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