29. May 2014 Rodríguez Rafael Pagés
The Spanish Show Caves Association (ACTE), in collaboration with the International Show Caves Association (ISCA), the Ibero-American Association of Show Caves (ACTIBA), Geological and Mining Institute of Spain (IGME), European Federation of Speleology, Spanish Federation of Speleology, and Secretary of State for Tourism, Government of Spain, announces the II° Alfonso XII Award.
This award has an open character and is intended to recognize the work relevant to the underground world. Among the various nominations in its first edition, this award was given to the Government of Cantabria, in recognition of the work done for the preservation, rehabilitation and restoration of cultural and natural heritage, which led in 2008 to the Declaration in the World Heritage- UNESCO the caves of the Cantabrian coast with prehistoric art
The award ceremony will take place within the Ist Ibero-American Congress and V° Spanish Congress on Show Caves, CUEVATUR 2014, which will be held on 2 and 4 October 2014 in Aracena (Huelva).
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