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Princess of Asturias Awards 10/08/2019
The Laureates for the 2019 Princess of Asturias Awards, whose Awards Ceremony will take place on 18th October in the Campoamor Theatre, Oviedo, will begin arriving in the Principality on Monday 14th. Siri Hustvedt, Princess of Asturias Laureate for Literature, will be the first to do so.
Besides featuring in different cultural events throughout the week, this year’s Laureates will hold several meetings with the press, as detailed below.
Mayor Aleksandra Dulkiewicz will collect the award on behalf of the City of Gdansk, Princess of Asturias Award for Concord. In the case of the of Prado Museum, Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities, the award will be collected by Javier Solana, President of the Prado Museum's Royal Board of Trustees, Miguel Falomir, director of the gallery, and Laura Fernández Díaz, on behalf of the museum’s staff.
Peter Brook, Princess of Asturias Laureate for the Arts; Alejandro Portes, Princess of Asturias Laureate for Social Sciences; Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, Princess of Asturias Laureate for International Cooperation; Lindsey Vonn, Princess of Asturias Laureate for Sports; and Sandra Myrns Díaz and Joanne Chory, joint Princess of Asturias Laureates for Technical and Scientific Research, will also be present at the ceremony in the Campoamor Theatre to collect their awards.
INFORMATION OF INTEREST:
- Schedule subject to change. Updated information at: www.fpa.es
- Arrival times at the Reconquista Hotel are approximate.
- All press conferences will be held in the Reconquista Hotel’s screening room (“Salón de Proyecciones”), the entrance to which is in Calle Arquitecto Reguera.
- Graphic material on the arrival of the Laureates will be available in the Online Press Room (OPR) on the www.fpa.es website.
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