This year marks
the 70th anniversary of the first prize-giving ceremony for leading
representatives of art and science.
Mexico values the creativity and thinking of artists
and intellectuals and recognizes the rigor and innovation of researchers and
The advanced ideas of intellectuals have been
instrumental in promoting Mexico’s democratic life.
Mexican scientists contribute to consolidating a
Knowledge Society, and creating their own technologies.
This year’s winners are:
Linguistics and Literature: writer Felipe
Garrido, poet David Huerta and linguist Yolanda Lastra.
Fine Arts: sculptor Sebastián,
architect Fernando López Carmona and lead actor Ignacio López Tarso.
History, Social Sciences and Philosophy:
Armando Garcia de León.
Physical and Mathematical and Natural
Sciences: health researcher
Jorge Alcocer and scientist Fernando del Río.
Technology, Innovation and Design: Enrique
Galindo, for his work in industrial biotechnology and Raul Rojas, for his
research in Mechatronics.
Folk Arts and Traditions: the musical
group Los Folkloristas and Victorina López Hilario, for recovering the waist