Spanish Tribute to Alicia Alonso Concludes in Huelva

Spanish Tribute to Alicia Alonso Concludes in HuelvaMadrid, Oct. 14. -Huelva, a city where different cultures and civilizations come together, was the site of the last of a series of Spanish tributes to the Cuban prima ballerina assoluta and choreographer Alicia Alonso for her 90 birthday.

Considered by critics as one of the best ballet dancers of all times, Alicia Alonso was awarded with the OCIB 2010 Prize for Ibero-American Cooperation in the Gran Teatro of Huelva on Tuesday evening.

The gala marked the end of three days of activities to honor the Cuban prima ballerina, the eternal Giselle, who on December 21 will begin her ninth decade with an energy and passion for life and work worthy of admiration.

Dancers from the Ballet de Cámara de Madrid, created by the Alicia Alonso Dance Foundation and with members from different Latin American nations, performed at event.

Alonso also received the award for dedicating her life and artistic career to promoting Latin American culture. (Prensa Latina)