|National Science and Arts Prize Giving Ceremony 2010|
Suzanne Stephens Waller - Presidencia de la República
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November 24, 2010
Mexico City - On Wednesday, President Felipe Calderón led the National Science and Arts Prize Giving Ceremony 2010, held in the Treasury Hall of the National Palace.
|(Presidencia de la República)|
The National Science and Arts Prize is the highest award conferred by the Mexican Government to mark the contributions that exceptional Mexican men and women have made to national development.
Every year since 1945, the country has acknowledged the most outstanding Mexican men and women for their work in literature, fine art, history and the social sciences, exact sciences and technology.
Other prize winners include those whose creative or communicative activities contribute to the dissemination, preservation and enhancement of Mexican arts and popular traditions.