Miguel Delibes Foundation is a private non-profitable entity
Established in March 12th 2011 in Valladolid coinciding with the first aniversary of the writer´s death, in October 17th 2011 took place the oficial presentation of the Foundation. This event had the honor to count on the presence of their Royal Highness Prince and Princess of Asturias.
The Foundation is registered in the “Foundation Register of Castilla y Leon” under the number CL-47-00840 and its main aims are to compile and guard the writer´s cultural legacy as well as study and spread his work and his name with the purpose of encouraging and support several studies about the themes that were constant all along his life and his literary work.
The Foundation takes the helm from the own hands of Miguel Delibes in his very personal values: freedom, social justice, solidarity, Christian Humanism, responsable journalism, nature preservation, self-sostaining hunting and fishing being those environmentally concerned and defence of the rural environment, among some other.
Addresses during the Foundation´s presentation event
- Speech of Your Royal Highness Prince of Asturias
- Intervention of Mrs. Elisa Delibes de Castro, President of the Foundation
- Intervention of Mr. JoaquínDíaz, , ethnographer
- Intervention of Mr. Miguel Delibes de Castro
- Intervention of Mr. José Manuel Blecua, Director of Real Academia Española (Spanish Royal Academy)
- Intervention of Mr. Francisco Javier León de la Riva, Mayor of Valladolid
- • Intervention of Mr. Mario Bedra, Secretary of State of Education
- ntervention of Mr. Juan Vicente Herrera, President of Junta de Castilla y León.
S.A.R. Felipe VI, during his speech at the presentation ceremony of the Foundation