Unicaja Banco will sponsor the 65th edition of the Valladolid International Film Festival (SEMINCI, Semana Internacional del Cine de Valladolid), under the collaboration agreement entered into today with Fundación Municipal de Cultura of Vallodolid City Hall. Under the agreement, the bank renews its commitment to the Festival as silver sponsor.
The agreement has been signed by the Head of Institutional Relations and Stakeholders, Fernando Ríos, and the Councillor for Culture of the City Hall, Ana Redondo, with the attendance of Valladolid Mayor, Óscar Puente, SEMINCI’s Director, Javier Angulo, and Unicaja Banco’s Regional Manager, Manuel Rubio.
The Mayor remarked ‘the importance of Unicaja Banco’s commitment and collaboration with SEMINCI, reflected in the renewal of its sponsorships, allowing us to have the bank’s economic support in a new edition of the festival, in a year in which we are making an special effort to support the cultural fabric’.
Fernando Ríos expressed his satisfaction for continuing the collaboration with SEMINCI. ‘Unicaja Banco has always given its support to first-rate cultural events, to cinema and to festivals. Our historic link to Valladolid Festival continues getting stronger and we trust that this edition will be a success, and that it will benefit the city and the whole region’, remarked the bank’s Head of Institutional Relations and Stakeholders.
Unicaja Banco has been collaborating in the sponsorship of SEMINCI for twenty years. The commitment to this festival reflects the bank’s commitment to Valladolid and Castilla y Leon, to provide support to projects from individuals, companies and institutions, as well as to relevant cultural initiatives.
During the eight days of SEMINCI, Unicaja Banco will contribute to the Festival promotion with the green carpet -the bank’s corporate color- over which actors, directors and other guests will parade on the opening and closing galas.
The 65th edition of SEMINCI will showcase, from 24 to 31 October, 200 films of different nationalities, integrated in the traditional Official Section, Meeting Point, Time of History and DOC. Spain.
The programme is completed a cycle on English Free Cinema, as well as with roundtable discussions, master classes and other events related to cinema.