The Regulatory Council of the Designation of Origin Arroz de Valencia delivered last Monday, January 19, the II Awards of D.O. Rice from Valencia at the Cultural Center La Beneficencia.
The event was attended by the President of the Generalitat Valenciana, Alberto Fabra; Vice President of the Diputació de Valencia, Amparo Mora and Vice D.O. Rice from Valencia, Ricardo Císcar.
These awards recognize the personal and professional paths, and are important to promote the culture of rice.
The awarded in this occasion were the football player David Albelda, the artist Manolo Boix, the cook Salvador Gascón, Santaeulalia family and the cooperative Copsemar.
The event was enlivened by the artists: Botifarra Pep Gimeno, who made a show of Valencian culture; Eugeni Alemany, a Valencian comic man; a jazz band and a choreography of regional dances.