MWCC present at the award ceremony of the Medals of Honor and Madrid


MWCC present at the award ceremony of the Medals of Honor and Madrid

imagen MWCC present at the award ceremony of the Medals of Honor and Madrid

MWCC has been present at the award ceremony of the Medals of Honor and of Madrid with which the City Council pays tribute every year to people and institutions in recognition of their trajectory and commitment to the city and which are delivered every May 15, coinciding with with the festival of San Isidro, patron saint of the capital.

Medals of Honor

On the festivity of San Isidro, the City Council has awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously to Melchor Rodríguez García in recognition of his humanitarian work during the Civil War that earned him the nickname ‘the red angel’.

Ana Rosa Quintana, is a journalist, television presenter and businesswoman, she is one of the most well-known and respected professionals in the Spanish audiovisual scene. It has a long history plagued with recognitions such as several Gold TPs, a Gold Microphone and even an Ondas Award in 2011, awards to which is now added the Medal of Honor from the Madrid City Council, the city where it was born. , which he received from the mayor.

Naming ‘La bola de cristal’, songs like Dancing or My boyfriend is a zombie, programs like ‘Cinema de Barrio’ and the reality show ‘Alaska y Mario’ make one think of Olvido Gara, Alaska. She was a reference in the 80s. For all this, the city of Madrid, which she arrived at when she was only ten years old, has made her worthy of the Medal of Honor.

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The mayor has valued the trajectory of a dozen people and entities that have stood out for their merits, as well as for defending civic values or having provided services to the capital, which has made them worthy of the Medal from Madrid.

The playwright, essayist and theater director Juan Mayorgar has a PhD in Philosophy from the UNED, has been a teacher, has written essays and is currently the Artistic Director of the Teatro de la Abadía. In addition, he has been awarded different recognitions, among which the Princess of Asturias Award for Literature stands out. For all these reasons, the City Council wanted to recognize this Madrid resident of Chamberí with the Madrid Medal, which he received from the mayor.

The painter Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau has also been recognized with the Madrid Medal for his efforts to renew the battle painting genre.

The bullfighter Julián López Escobar, has been passionate about bullfighting since he was a child, he entered the Bullfighting School in Madrid when he was only nine years old. He is considered one of the main figures of bullfighting at the beginning of the 21st century.

Blanca de Rey has also been awarded awards such as the National Flamenco Award or the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts, among other recognitions.

Pedro Masaveu Compostizo, member of the Board of Trustees of the Masaveu Foundation, which has also been recognized today for his work in various fields such as artistic creation and heritage conservation. The Masaveu Foundation commissioned Jaume Plensa to produce the piece Julia, the twelve-meter-tall female head that is on display in Plaza de Colón.

Hearts, stripes, polka dots, stars and color, lots of color, make up the cover letter for Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada. This designer from Madrid has managed to create a “personal and unique universe of her own” that goes beyond fashion.

Of Antonio Pau, his career as a lawyer, writer and translator stands out. In addition to his extensive training in the field of Law and music, Antonio Pau has been awarded various awards, including the Ortega y Gasset Essay and Humanities Award and the Commendation of the Order of Alfonso X the Wise.

The Leaders of Villaverde are women over 65 years of age who joined in 2014 with the intention of promoting gender equality at the local level, as well as to give visibility to the role of older women in their district. Since then, in addition to developing different initiatives and projects, they have managed to launch a radio program on Onda Merlín Comunitaria (OMC) in order to familiarize older people with social communication.

The Primary Archconfraternity of the Royal and Illustrious Slavery of Our Father Jesus Nazareno de Medinaceli, to whom the city has great devotion.

Madrid has had Full Inclusion, the Federation of organizations of people with intellectual or developmental disabilities, for 45 years. During this stage, Full Inclusion has been in charge of promoting different actions in favor of improving the quality of life of all citizens and, specifically, of people with disabilities.

From opening a store in Madrid’s Gran Vía street in 1923, becoming the first modern bookstore in Spain, Casa del Libro is currently a prestigious chain with stores in different Spanish cities.

Clemente González Soler, president of the industrial and technological group ALIBERICO. This Galician aeronautical engineer was the promoter of organizing the COP25 Climate Summit, as well as the construction, in just 29 hours, of the IFEMA hospital during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.