Madrid, 18 may (EFE).- Spanish King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia presented five Spaniards with the Kennedy Center's prestigius Gold Medal award for Fine Arts, in what was the center's first Gold Medal presentation in Spain.
Receiving the awards were filmaker Pedro Almodovar, bailarina Tamara Rojo, flamenco dancer Sara Baras, guitarist Paco Peña and tenor Placido Domingo.
During the ceremony on Thursday, King Juan Carlos highlighted the importance of the "rich and intense" relationship between Spain and the United States.
SHOTLIST: KENNEDY CENTER AWARDS CEREMONY IN SPAIN WITH KING JUAN CARLOS AND QUEEN SOFIA
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