On March 7, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain attended the 2012 Reina Sofía de Conservación y Restauración del Patrimonio Cultural Awards in Madrid, Spain.

During the ceremony, Her Majesty presented the top award to:

Irmandade Venerada of Nuestra Señora do Rosario Two Homens Pretos of Morro Vermelho, Minas Gerais (Brazil), in the category of ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’, and the Institute Metropolitan of Heritage of the Municipality of Quito (Ecuador), in the category of ‘Heritage Material’.

To read more about today’s event please click here. (in Spanish)

Source and photo courtesy of: Casa de Su Majestad el Rey