Benidorm will grant its cultural award to Francisco Pérez Bayona, ‘Quico el Fotografo’

The Board of Spokespersons backs the commission's proposal for ‘Ciutat de Benidorm’ award
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Benidorm will grant its cultural award to Francisco Pérez Bayona, ‘Quico el Fotografo’.
Benidorm will grant its cultural award to Francisco Pérez Bayona, ‘Quico el Fotografo’.

The delivery will be made in the institutional plenary session on 'October 9'

The City Council is going to grant its cultural award, ‘Ciutat de Benidorm’ 2020 to Francisco Pérez Bayona, colloquially known as ‘Quico the Photographer’. The Board of Spokespersons today unanimously endorsed the proposal made by the Commission in charge of this award, made up of the winners of previous editions. An award that is given annually on October 9, coinciding with the celebration of the Valencian Community Day.

With this award, the contribution of Pérez Bayona's photography to “keeping the history alive” of the city is recognized, giving “graphic testimony of Benidorm's life in all its aspects for more than 50 years”; as well as "his notable involvement in the local sociocultural fabric", reflected in seven exhibitions and a compilation book in which Benidorm and its people are the protagonists.

In addition, and “above all”, the Commission for the ‘Ciutat de Benidorm’ award, has highlighted about ‘Quico the Photographer’ his “sensitivity and plastic capacity, his vital force, altruism and bonhomie”.

The delivery of the cultural award ‘Ciutat de Benidorm’ will take place in the institutional plenary session on October 9.