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Heavy Snowstorm In Spain Delays National Film Awards Nominations – Update

Heavy Snowstorm In Spain Delays National Film Awards Nominations – Update

Update, 9.45Am: The 2021 Goyas nominations announcement has been rescheduled for next Monday, January 18, at 11am local Spanish time. The initial plan was to announce today but the event, which will be held at the Spanish Academy’s HQ in Madrid, had to delay a week due to heavy snow in the country’s capital.

Actress Ana Belén and actor Dani Rovira will announce the nominees, accompanied by the president of the Academy, Mariano Barroso.

Previously, 6:23Am: Extreme weather in Spain has caused widespread disruption, including the postponement of the nominations announcement for the 2021 Goyas, the country’s national film awards.

Storm Filomena has blanketed parts of the country in snow, in particular capital Madrid which saw up to 20cm in the last 24 hours, closing much of the city. At least three people have died in the adverse conditions, which is Spain’s heaviest snowfall for 50 years.

The Goyas were

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