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  • 2013 Gold Medal Gala



    Queen Sofía Spanish Institute


    Tuesday, November 19th, 2013


    The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton


    Antonio Banderas


    The annual Queen Sofía Spanish Institute Gold Medal Gala was established in 1978 to recognize individuals who contribute significantly to the international appreciation of Spain and Ibero-America through achievements in the disciplines of their professions and philanthropic activities. It is a black tie fundraising event at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, supporting the Institute’s cultural and educational programs.


    Read Mr. Antonio Banderas’ acceptance speech



    For more information about the 2013 Gold Medal Gala, please contact us at  212.744.8283 or ARTS@QSSI.org

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