Fainé Features Social Union At The Send Off Of The Caixaforum In Valencia

Spain’s third largest city, Valencia, now has its own Caixaforum. The president of the La Caixa Foundation, Isidro Fainé, was in charge of presiding over the institutional launch of the new cultural center located in the Ágora that forms part of the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia.

In an act in which the Valencian president Ximo Puig, the mayor Joan Ribó and representatives of the Valencian cultural and business world were present, such as the president of Mercadona, Juan Roig, together with his wife and also a partner of the supermarket chain, Hortensia Blacksmith; his brother Fernando Roig, president of Pamesa; the president of Porcelanosa, Héctor Colonques, or the president of CaixaBank himself, José Ignacio Goirigolzarri.

In his intervention, Fainé, highlighted the unique character of this center, by collecting a building designed by Santiago Calatrava that he defined as the skeleton of a whale, to give it content. We recommend you Mélenchon manages to tie with Macron and opens the door to a cohabitation government in France Krugman warns of an accumulation of crises: “If you are not terrified, it is that you do not see what is happening in the world”

How will the ECB rate hike affect the economy: mortgages, housing, pension plans, debt… The entity’s commitment to the Generalitat Valenciana, owner of the complex, is to manage the site for 50 years and in addition to the investment of 19 million euros to prepare the building, the Foundation will allocate an annual budget of 5 million euros for the programming of the 10,000 square meters that the enclosure has. Fainé highlighted the social, cultural and economic strength of Valencia and stressed that this “CaixaForum represents the drive of Valencian society”.

In addition, he stressed that these centers are a commitment to “dialogue and controversy among citizens” and that it enhances “social cohesion.” Inaugural exhibitions The inaugural program of the Caixa Forum Valencia will allow visitors who come from tomorrow to learn about the first civilizations to the most current artistic creations. The pharaohs are the protagonists of the first room, which will exhibit monumental statues and precious reliefs from ancient Egyptian temples from the British Museum.

In the second room, an exhibition specially conceived for this center opens, Horizon and limit. visions of the landscape, which takes as its starting point the “la Caixa” Foundation Contemporary Art Collection. The exhibition delves into the landscape as a representation of nature throughout the last centuries. The third proposal is #LaNUBE{IA}, an interactive experience about the opportunities and challenges of applying artificial intelligence to education.

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