Convened for the V anniversary of EL ESPAÑOL, with all the precautions and preventive measures, a good number of authorities and illustrious winners met in the old Casino of Madrid this Monday evening.
Mayor Jose Luis Martinez Almeida; The ministers Salvador Illa, Margarita Robles, Juan Carlos Campo Y Jose Manuel Rodriguez Uribes; the leader of the opposition, Pablo Casado; the state attorney general, Dolores Delgado; the president of Ciudadanos, Inés Arrimadas; the secretary general of the Presidency of the Government, Felix Bolaños, and the presidents of Castilla-La Mancha, Emiliano Garcia-Page, and Murcia, Fernando Lopez Miras, among many others, they were not lacking, with a rigorous mask, at the 2020 Lions Awards.
Margarita Robles made it clear that the Solidarity Award is for the Armed Forces and not for her, while joining, unanimously with the rest of the guests, to praise the men and women of the Army, represented for the occasion by the Chief of the Defense Staff (JEMAD) General Miguel Angel Villarroya, and by other commands.
Before starting the gala with the masters of ceremonies, Ana I. Grace Y Daniel Ramirez, which gave way to the inaugural speech of Pedro J. Ramirez, the living room on Calle Alcalá witnessed animated groups, like the one in which Salvador Illa starred with one of his predecessors, the popular Ana Pastor, now second vice president of Congress, and with Dolores Delgado, the chief prosecutor and former justice minister.
Illa himself cordially greeted Casado, accompanied by number two of the PP, Teodoro Garcia Egea, from the Vice Secretary of Communication, Pablo Montesinos, and the parliamentary spokesperson of the popular, Cuca Gamarra.
At the same table
Already seated at the table, Casado and the Minister of Justice, Juan Carlos Campo, had the opportunity to share the evening in adjoining chairs, at a table where the Minister of Culture and Sports and Florentino Pérez. A meeting of high political tension after the announcement by Pedro Sánchez that he would stop “the clock” on the reform of the Judicial Power. Negotiations for the renewal of the CGPJ are open.
The president of Real Madrid supported the coach of his basketball section, Pablo Laso, this year’s sports award for a career that, as Pérez himself recalled, is now equal to that of mythical names of that team such as Lolo Saiz or Pedro Ferrándiz. Another white legend, the team captain Felipe Reyes, he could see the gala from his more than two meters.
How could it be otherwise in a gala in full it was covid, there were remote interventions, from the video screen, such as the one by the president of the La Caixa Foundation, Isidro Fainé, what did the laudation for the award for business trajectory, which received in situ the president of Naturgy, Francisco Reynés.