Seville, (EFE).- The Andalusian autonomous police, the bullfighter Manuel Benítez “El Cordobés” and the film director Pilar Távora are among those distinguished by the Andalusian Government with the Andalusian Medals of 2023, which will be delivered next February 28 at a gala on the occasion of Andalusia Day, in which Lola Flores and David Bisbal will also be recognized as Favorite Children of Andalusia.
The complete list of distinctions for Andalusia Day that the Government Council has approved this Tuesday begins with the Favorite Children of Andalusia: Lola Flores and David Bisbal, Manuel Clavero Arévalo Medal: The businesswoman Mercedes Moll and the filmmaker Pilar Távora; Andalusian Medals for Social Sciences and Literature: The journalist José María Segovia and the Pablo de Olavide University.
Medalla posthumously to Julio Pardo
They are followed by Medal of Arts: The painter Juan Valdés and the carnival lyricist Julio Pardo (posthumously); Sports Medal: Unicaja Foundation and Real Club Marítimo Mediterráneo de Málaga.
Solidarity and Harmony Medal: Cándido Nogales de Jaén Early Childhood and Primary School; Medal for the Economy and Business: Grupo Mas and the businesswoman Silvia Peláez and Medal for Human Values: Police Unit of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia.
Finally, Medal for Research, Science and Health: Andalusian University Institute of Geophysics and Prevention of Seismic Disasters and the cardiovascular surgeon Ramiro Rivera López; Medal of the Projection of Andalusia: Manuel Contreras, honorary president of the Azvi Group; the musical group Siempre Así; and the bullfighter Manuel Benítez “El Cordobés”.
And Medal of Environmental Merit: María Ángeles Cayuela, president of the Andalusian Association of Women in the Fishing Sector and María Sánchez Rodríguez, veterinarian and writer. EFE