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Princess of Asturias Awards


Press/Media Passes may now be obtained for the Princess of Asturias Awards, currently in their fortieth edition

 The deadline for obtaining passes is Friday 9th October

Official events will have restricted coverage due to the health security measures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic


Press/media passes may now be obtained to cover the events organized on the occasion of the fortieth edition of the 2020 Princess of Asturias Awards. The presentation of the awards will presided over by Their Majesties The King and Queen of Spain, and will count on the presence of TRH The Princess of Asturias and the Infanta Sofía. The event will be take place at 6:30pm on Friday 23rd October in the “Salón Covadonga” hall at the Reconquista Hotel, Oviedo.

Both the presentation of the awards and the official audience with the Laureates at the Reconquista Hotel will have restricted coverage due to the health security measures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The cultural programme that is organized around the Awards Ceremony will also be adapted to the special health circumstances of the present moment, adjusting its formats and audiences and centralizing most of the activities on the premises of La Vega Former Arms Factory, in Oviedo, thus allowing the formulated prevention plan to be fulfilled with the maximum of guarantees.

An accredited press/media pass must be obtained from the Princess of Asturias Foundation to provide press coverage of the presentation of the awards at the Reconquista Hotel and of the programme of activities that will take place throughout Awards Week. The deadline for applying for an accredited press/media pass is Friday 9th October.

Security regulations require supplying the full name, ID card or passport number, and date and place of birth of each person applying for an accredited pass, as well as their function (press or media journalist or technician). Said information may be sent to the Foundation via email to the following address: .

Furthermore, all those applying for a pass must necessarily have their photograph taken at the Foundation’s accreditation office at the Hotel Barceló Oviedo Cervantes (Calle Cervantes, 13, Oviedo) between 12th and 16th October, any time between 9:00am and 8:00pm. Press/media passes will be made available as of Tuesday 13th October.

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