Spanish King Juan Carlos awarded Cuba's Prima Ballerina Assoluta Alicia Alonso
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- 10 / 16 / 2008
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.