French Government Handed Cruz with Cultural Award



Spanish film star Penelope Cruz has been presented with a cultural award by the French government

Spanish actress Penelope Cruz has been honored by French government with a Knight in the Order of Arts and Letters in a ceremony held in Paris, France on January 11th. France's cultural minister Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres called her a "great European actress" thanks to her international film career, which includes roles in French, English, Italian and her native Spanish.

The minister said "It's France's role to be the ardent defender of cultural diversity and to recognize those who extend, with their talent, the culture of their country. I'm happy to have honored this great European actress." Speaking on the honor she got, Cruz remarked earnestly "I'm not sure that I deserve it, but I'll do my best so that you won't regret."

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