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Princess of Asturias Awards

10/16/2016

Oviedo is to host the "27 Years of Exemplary Towns" exhibition to mark the 2th anniversary of the creation of the Exemplary Town of Asturias Award

The exhibition will be on show on Paseo de los Alamos promenade during the week leading up to the Prince of Asturias Awards Ceremony

The exhibition will be on show on Paseo de los Alamos promenade during the week leading up to the Prince of Asturias Awards Ceremony

 

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Oviedo is to host the “27 Years of Exemplary Towns” exhibition to mark the 27th anniversary of the conferral of this award granted by the Prince of Asturias Foundation. The exhibition will be located on Paseo de los Alamos promenade from 17th to 23rd October, coinciding with Awards Week.

It includes a selection of significant images and texts in the history of this award, comments on the relationship of the exemplary towns with Asturian cuisine, as well as general information on the Prince of Asturias Foundation, the events surrounding the Awards Ceremony and the activities of the Music Department.

The exhibition includes a selection of significant images and texts in the history of this award, comments on the relationship of the exemplary towns with Asturian cuisine, as well as general information on the Princess of Asturias Foundation, the events surrounding the Awards Ceremony and the activities of the Music Department.

This exhibition was first held in 2010 in San Esteban de Cuñaba (1990 Exemplary Town of Asturias Award). Since then it has toured other towns and villages also honoured with the award, such as Villaviciosa (Cubera Association of Friends of the Villaviciosa Landscape, 1991), Castropol (neighbourhood community of Castropol, 1997), Moreda (San Martín Humanitarian Society and the village of Moreda, 2007), Torazu (2008), Porrúa (2005), San Tirso de Abres (2011), Teverga (neighbourhood community of Teverga, 2013), Rioseco (neighbourhood community of Sobrescobio, 2009), Boal (2014) and Colombres (2015).

Created in 1990 to mark the 10th anniversary of the Prince of Asturias Foundation, the Exemplary Town of Asturias Award is bestowed with a cash prize of twenty-five thousand euros and has a different nature and features to the Prince of Asturias Awards. The Award goes to the “town, village, population centre, scenic area or group of people in the Principality of Asturias that has stood out in a notable way in defending and conserving its natural or environmental setting, its historical, cultural or artistic heritage, or in the carrying out of outstanding communal works or other such displays of solidarity”.

EXEMPLARY TOWN OF ASTURIAS AWARD

AWARD-WINNERS

APPENDIX: List of winners of the Exemplary Town of Asturias Award.

2016.- Comarca de Los Oscos

2015.- Colombres

2014.- Association and neighbourhood movement of Boal

2013.- Neighbourhood community of Teverga

2012.- Bueño/ Güeñu, La Ribera / Ribera de Arriba

2011.- San Tirso de Abres

2010.- Llastres, Colunga

2009.- Neighbourhood community of Sobrescobio

2008.- Torazu, Cabranes

2007.- San Martín Humanitarian Society and the village of Moreda

2006.- Neighbourhood community of Sariego

2005.- Porrúa, Llanes

2004.- Villar de Vildas, Somiedo

2003.- Navelgas, Tineo

2002.- Hermandad de la Probe brotherhood and neighbourhood community of La Foz de Morcín

2001.- Valley and parish of Paredes, Valdés

2000.- Tuña, Tineo

1999.- Neighbourhood and educational community of Ibias

1998.- Parish of Xomezana and the Huerna Valley, Lena

1997.- Neighbourhood community of Castropol

1996.- Neighbourhood community of Nava

1995.- Puerto de Vega, Navia

1994.- Herders of the Picos de Europa

1993.- Neighbourhood community of Grandas de Salime

1992.- Soto de Luiña and Novellana, Cudillero

1991.- Cubera Association of Friends of the Villaviciosa Landscape

1990.- San Esteban de Cuñaba, Peñamellera Baja

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