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March 6, 2013

Premio Principe de Asturias (Prince of Asturias Award) 2013


The Prince of Asturias Awards are intended to reward scientific, technical, cultural, social and humanitarian work carried out at an international level by individuals, institutions or groups of individuals or institutions. They are conferred in eight different categories: the Arts, Literature, Social Sciences, Communication and Humanities, Technical and Scientific Research, International Cooperation, Concord and Sports.

Nominees should be outstandingly exemplary and their work or contribution should be of acknowledged international standing in each of the categories that the Awards encompass.
The Awards will be bestowed in the following eight categories:
  • Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts: on the individual, institution, group of individuals or institutions whose work in cinematography, theatre, dance, music, photography, painting, sculpture, architecture or any other form of artistic expression constitutes an outstanding contribution to the cultural heritage of Mankind.
  • Prince of Asturias Award for Literature: on the individual or group of individuals whose literary work represents an outstanding contribution to universal literature.
  • Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences: on the individual, institution, group of individuals or institutions whose creative work or research represents an outstanding contribution to the benefit of Mankind in the fields of History, Law, Linguistics, Teaching, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Ethics, Philosophy, Geography, Economics, Demography or Anthropology, including the disciplines corresponding to each of these fields.
  • Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities: on the individual, institution, group of individuals or institutions whose creative and investigative work in any type of humanistic activity or in any activity related to social communication, within the framework of the sciences and disciplines that both fields of activity encompass, represents an outstanding contribution to universal culture.
  • Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research: on the individual, institution, group of individuals or institutions whose research, findings and/or inventions represent an outstanding contribution to the progress and welfare of Mankind in the fields of Mathematics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, Earth and Space Sciences and Technological Sciences, including those disciplines corresponding to each of these fields and their related techniques.
  • Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation: on the individual, institution, group of individuals or institutions whose work with another or others in areas such as public health, universal education, environmental protection and social and economic development, among others, constitutes an outstanding contribution at the international level.
  • Prince of Asturias Award for Concord: on the individual, institution, group of individuals or institutions whose work contributes outstandingly to the defence of human rights, to the promotion of peace, freedom, solidarity, the protection of heritage and, in general, to the progress of Mankind.
  • Prince of Asturias Award for Sports: on the individual, institution, group of individuals or institutions whose lives and work are not only examples to others, but who have also contributed in an extraordinary manner through their efforts to the advancement, nurturing, fostering or dissemination of sport.
  1. Each Prince of Asturias Award comprises a Joan Miró sculpture representing and symbolising the Award, a cash prize of € 50,000, a diploma and an insignia.
  2. Should the award be shared, this amount shall be divided equally among the laureates.

    Who may nominate? 
  1. The following may present nominations for the different Prince of Asturias Award categories:
    1. Laureates from previous editions
    2. Those public figures and institutions invited to do so by the Foundation
    3. Spanish embassies
    4. Diplomatic representations in Spain
    5. Members of the eight Juries, provided they do not submit nominations for the Award in the category corresponding to the jury of which they are a member
    6. Other public figures and institutions of renown
  2. The proposed nominations should demonstrate that, among other merits, the nominee is an outstanding role model whose work is of unquestionable international standing.
  3. Nominations that do not fulfil the formal requisites and deadlines stipulated in Article 5 of these Regulations shall not be accepted.
  4. Likewise, the following nominations shall not be accepted for the Prince of Asturias Award:
    • Posthumous nominations.
    • Members of higher state institutions in Spain.
    • Heads of State and/or Heads of Spanish or foreign Governments.
    • Those occupying high office in Government, including that of Spain.
    • Prince of Asturias Foundation Trustees.
    • Those who have been Prince of Asturias Foundation Trustees within three years immediately prior to the nomination.
    • Those who have been a member of a Prince of Asturias Award Jury within three years immediately prior to the nomination.
    • Individuals, organisations or institutions who apply for the award on their own behalf.

      Deadline of nominations: 
  1. Deadline for submitting nominations:
    • Until 14th March 2013 for the following awards:
      • Arts
      • Literature
      • Social Sciences
      • Communication and Humanities
      • Technical and Scientific Research
      • International Cooperation
      • Sports
    • Until 18th July 2013 for the Award for Concord
    • Until three days prior to the date set for convening the corresponding Jury for nominations put forward by members of the different Juries, in accordance with the stipulations of item 1.e of Article 4 of the present Regulations.
  2. Nominations are to be sent by e-mail to: fpa@fpa.es. They may also be sent by post or handed in at the Foundation’s offices: General Yagüe, 2 - 33004 Oviedo - Principado de Asturias - España.
  3. Nominations are to be submitted by duly completing the official form or by means of a written document that clearly sets out the outstanding merits and international standing of the nominee in accordance with the provisions of these Regulations.
  4. Whatever the means employed, the documents considered appropriate to demonstrate the nominee’s merits, including all relevant data and complementary information, are to be attached or enclosed, along with any further reasoned support or endorsements. Audio-visual material intended to contribute to this end will also be accepted.
  5. In no case whatsoever shall any of the presented documentation be returned nor shall any correspondence be maintained relative to it.

    For more details, please go to this site: http://www.fpa.es/en/prince-of-asturias-awards/regulations/ 

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