Last Saturday, October 2, 2021, the INEV 2020 Awards for Lluïs Alcanyis research and Manuela Solis i Claràs creation took place. The award ceremony was held at the Grup d'Accio Valencianista Premi Llealtat 2021 gala that was held at the La Hípica Valencia restaurant. The Lluïs Alcanyis research award went to Mr. Jesualt Masià Alamar for the work The identity conflict. Valencianism and Catalanism from the beginning of the 20th century to democracy and the Manuela Solis i Claràs creation prize went to Mr. Vicent Josep Escuder Bisbal for the work At the gates of UCRO.
The Institute of Valencian Studies announces the announcement of two new prizes within the Valencian cultural world: the Lluïs Alcanyis Research Prize and the Manuela Soiís Claras Creation Prize.
These awards want to be a tribute to those leading figures of Valencian history, promote research and creation in the Valencian language.
Lluïs Alcanyis (Xativa 1440 - Valencia 1510) was a Valencian doctor and poet, his family was a Jewish convert, he occupied the first chair of medicine at the University of Valencia and published the book "Condom and Pestilence Regiment of the Pestilence" with indications to prevent and cure the plague.