07.01.2015

Viswanathan Anand receives the II Spain India Council Foundation Award

Ambassador Gustavo de Arístegui presented the former world chess champion with the award in Delhi

Viswanathan Anand receives the II Spain India Council Foundation Award

On January 7, former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand was presented with the II Spain India Council Foundation Award. The event took place at the Residence of the Spanish Ambassador Gustavo de Arístegui in Delhi before a selected group of representatives of Indian civil society.

The Spain India Council Foundation Board decided to grant this award to Viswanathan Anand for his work towards promoting mutual knowledge between Spain and India, both through his outstanding and award-winning career as a professional chess-player and personally, as he spends his time between the two countries.

During the event, Ambassador Arístegui emphasised what a great example Anand offers to the societies of both countries through his work, humbleness and social commitment. Anand was grateful for the award and the recognition it represents in Spain and India alike.

The goal of this award is to recognise the work of the people that foster mutual understanding between Spain and India, which is closely linked to the Foundation's goals and mission - to bring the civil societies of the two countries closer together. In its first edition, the Award went to Indian conductor Zubin Mehta.

More images on the Gallery

 

Twitter Feed

RT @StellantisES: [🔴Directo] #Stellantis | #HY2021 India & Asia Pacífico / China: - India & Asia Pacífico: cuota de Mercado hasta ~20%, de…
03-Aug-2021 17:34
.@UVa_es presenta a la élite científica #india sus logros en espectroscopia Raman ➡️ Celebró un webinar con… https://t.co/UTQjdEB075
03-Aug-2021 11:20
RT @DiplomatinSpain: El presidente de la Fundación Consejo se reúne con el nuevo embajador en India https://t.co/73dssUouni @Spain_India @E
03-Aug-2021 10:33
RT @elcultural: Nuestro #LibroDeLaSemana es 'Casta. El origen de lo que nos divide', de @Isabelwilkerson @EdicionesPaidos. La autora elabor…
02-Aug-2021 11:34
Eres una #pyme española interesada en el mercado 🇮🇳❓ @CasaAsia ofrecerá en otoño 🍂 un curso que te interesa ⤵️ 💼… https://t.co/i2P7rlMz0b
02-Aug-2021 09:25

Contact

C/ Serrano Galvache, 26.
Torre Norte, planta 9ª. 
Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores
y de Cooperación 
28033 Madrid (ESPAÑA)
T +34 91 379 17 21
contacto@spain-india.org

Newsletter

Complete the form
ABERTIS
ACCIONA
AYUNTAMIENTO DE BARCELONA
AMALA
AYUNTAMIENTO DE MADRID
CÁMARA DE COMERCIO DE ESPAÑA
CASA ASIA
CASA DE LA INDIA
CENTRO PARA EL DESARROLLO TECNOLÓGICO INDUSTRIAL
CHAINCORP
CUATRECASAS
FUNDACIÓN RAMÓN ARECES
ICEX
IE
INDRA
INSTITUTO CERVANTES
CAIXABANK
MINISTERIO DE ASUNTOS EXTERIORES, UNIÓN EUROPEA Y COOPERACIÓN
MINISTERIO DE CULTURA Y DEPORTE
Ministerio de Industria, Comercio y Turismo
UNIVERSIDAD DE VALLADOLID
© Fundación Consejo España India