Abvlensis International Music Festival has been awarded a new recognition. On this occasion European Year of Cultural Heritage seal, granted by the European Union through the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports. This award comes when the motto of the European year is "Our heritage: where the past meets the future". The festival receives this distinction for its passionate adherence to the objectives pursued by this initiative, in this case promoting the enhancement and care of the heritage, in Abvlensis for the musical legacy thanks to the production of Tomás Luis de Victoria. It also highlights that the festival becomes a musical and economic resource of first importance that serves to add the architecture, art and history of the city of Ávila to the best music, thus encouraging the socioeconomic development of the territory and raising awareness of young people about the immense value of the cultural legacy, educating on the need to safeguard it for future generations and reinforcing the feeling of belonging to a shared cultural space.