Esther Koplowitz receives Cultura Viva award
Esther Koplowitz has been granted a National Cultura Viva Award in the Patronage category for her tireless efforts to help the most disadvantaged segments of society
Andrés del Rio, Vice-Chairman of the Esther Koplowitz Foundation, collected the prize on her behalf and spoke about her patronage efforts, for which she has already received several distinctions from a range of institutions.
The 2010 National Cultura Viva Awards, now in their tenth edition, were presented yesterday at the Casa de Vacas Theatre in Madrid's Retiro Park; attendees included award winners and several well-known personalities in Spanish culture.
These are the most prestigious awards granted by a private institution in Spain in the areas of the arts, culture and science.
The Esther Koplowitz Foundation was established in 1995 and is funded exclusively with donations from its founder and chairwoman, Esther Koplowitz.