Spain King Awards Cuban Ballerina

Spain King Awards Cuban Ballerina

Madrid, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Spanish King Juan Carlos awarded Cuba’s Prima Ballerina Assoluta Alicia Alonso with the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts, granted by the Spanish government to a group of outstanding international figures.

The ceremony took place at Teatro Colon, in La Coruna, capital of Galicia, presided over by the Spanish monarchs Juan Carlos and Sofia.

Alonso is the director of Cuba’s National Ballet, an institution that will turn 60 years-old on October 28.

When addressing the laureates, the king highlighted their contribution in the creation of “a better world, freedom, commitment, and beauty.”

“May you recieve these medals as a high recognition to your valuable works and careers, which arouse our admiration, and stimulate our sensitivity and intelligence,” the king sustained.


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