- Konex Foundation
Konex Foundation ("Fundación Konex") is an
Argentinecultural non-profit organizationcreated in 1980 "to promote, stimulate, help, and participate in any form of cultural, educational, intellectual, artistic, social, philanthropic, scientific or sports initiative, work, and enterprise, in their most relevant aspects", as defined by its director, Dr.Luis Ovsejevich.
Konex Foundation "provides scholarships and individual grants, but also sponsors and stimulates group activities through subsidies and assistance to meritorious ideas and enterprises".
Konex Awards, also created in 1980, where conceived as a way to reward the Argentine personalities and institutions of different fields, as well as to stimulate the beginners.
Even though the awards are handed every year, they are organised by cycles of 10 years. Each year with a different field in the following order: "Sports, Entertainment, Visual Arts, Science and Technology, Literature, Popular Music, Humanities, Communication-Journalism, Institutions-Communities-Companies" and "Classical Music".
The Konex Awards are internationally recognised since its creation, and are one of the most important and distinguished in Argentina.
Foundation's activities in the area of classical music
Among the foundation's activities there's a program to promote amongst young people different cultural expression such as
opera, balletand classical music, in adapted version, usually at the Teatro Colón.
Other activities of the Foundation
The Foundation also supports different science projects and plastic artistic activities, holds painting exhibitions and has its own collection.
* [http://www.fundacionkonex.com.ar/ingles/index.asp Fundación Konex Official Site]
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