Ismael Fernández de la CuestaBorn in Neila (Burgos) in 1939, he is an internationally recognized musicologist and interpreter with an extensive bibliography, particularly in Gregorian chant and medieval music. Director of the Monks Choir of Santo Domingo de Silos (1964-1973), he divulged Gregorian chant through all continents twith his best selling albums.Among other awards, he won the Grand Prix Charles Cross (1972) for Best Chant I, and the Great Award of the Festival of the Fine Arts of Tokyo (1974) for the album Tomás Luis de Victoria, Hebdomada Sancta. In 2007, he was the subject of a remarkable musical-scientific homage by prominent musicologists and expert teachers, published in two volumes under the direction of Robert Stevenson of the University of California, Los Angeles. He studied Humanities at the Monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos, where he was a niño cantor. Specialized in Gregorian chant at the Abbey of Saint-Pierre de Solesmes, he graduated in Theology from the Université Catholique de Angers and graduated in Romance Philology at UNED, with the aim of publishing the complete music of Occitan troubadours (Las Cançons dels Trobadors, Toulouse, 1980).Cathedratic of Gregorian at the Royal Conservatory of Music of Madrid (1978-2011), was president, and is a perpetual member, of the Sociedad Española de Musicología (1984-1995). Founding member of the Center pour la Recherche and Interprétation des Musiques Médiévales, Paris, he is an académico de número and vice director of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in San Fernando, Spain. In 2011 he received the Grand Cross of the Civil Order of Alfonso X el Sabio. He is presently directing courses and programmes for the defence of the Iberian-American musical heritage. In 2015, he received the Castilla y León Prize. National Centre of Culture (CNC)The National Centre of Culture (CNC) is a cultural association, founded in 1945, as a meeting and dialogue place between the various political and ideological sectors, in order to defend a free and multidisciplinary culture. Since 25 April 1974, has laboured to convey a notion of culture without frontiers, whether disciplinary or geographical.A very considerable part of its action is devoted to the defence of the Portuguese cultural heritage, to the dissemination of the role played by Portuguese culture in the world, and to the updating of its relations with other cultures. This is done through exhibitions, publications, training courses, cultural study trips and conferences.In addition to activities aimed at the general public, the CNC organizes children's workshops and specific training actions for young people, teachers and cultural tourism guides; promotes free courses covering the most different areas; and provides cultural services to associations, companies, municipalities and public bodies. A European dimension has been increasing in the CNC initiatives, through important projects in partnership with counterparts from other European countries and welcoming trainees and foreign artists throughout the year. Programme World Wide Fund MediterraneanRecognized internationally for its work in the areas of nature conservation and biodiversity conservation, the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature, formerly the World Wildlife Fund) is a non-governmental organization founded in 1961 in the Swiss city of Morges, by Julian Huxley, Edward Max Nicholson, Peter Scott, Bernhard de Lippe-Biesterfeld and Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. A pilot project in several Mediterranean countries, the WWF Mediterranean Programme aims to conserve the biodiversity of this macro-region and the sustainable use of natural resources for the benefit of all. Its main concerns are the conservation of forests, water resources and marine ecosystems; promoting the establishment of protected areas and good practices in the use of natural resources; maintaining biodiversity; and disseminating ecological functions.In Portugal since 1995, the WWF has been involved in the constitution of the Vale do Guadiana Natural Park. In 1999, it launched the initiative "A Green Cord for the South of Portugal", a reference project in the area of conservation of priority ecosystems. In 2004, the Cork Oak Programme began, with the aim of contributing to the protection, recovery and management of the cork oak forests in the Mediterranean, and a permanent team was set up for this purpose in the country. In 2006, WWF Portugal promoted the FSC National Initiative (Forest Stewardship Council), which would constitute FSC Portugal, and in 2008 launched the Iberian Forest Trade Network together with WWF Spain. In 2009, it broadened the scope of its action to the Climate Change and Water binomial, aiming a greater intervention of Portuguese society in the priority themes for the organization. HRH D. Pedro de Borbon Dos Sicilias, Duke of Calabria He was born in Madrid, in 1968, sole heir of the dynastic rights of S.A.R. Prince Carlos de Borbón-Duas Sicílias and Borbón-Parma, Infante of Spain, Duke of Calabria, head of the Royal House of the Two Sicilies, Knight of the Orden del Toisón de Oro; and of HRH Princess Anne of Orléans. He is Master of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George, of which his father is Grand Master. In 2014, he became President-Dean of the Royal Council of Military Orders of Spain (Santiago, Calatrava, Alcântara and Montesa), by appointment of King emeritus Juan Carlos.Professionally, Prince D. Pedro graduated in agricultural engineering, specializing in agricultural and livestock farms, and is dedicated to the administration of several agricultural and hunting societies in Spain.