The solemn session of the Académie du Languedoc took place on Friday, November 19 during a gala evening at the Palladia hotel in Toulouse where more than a majority of people were present, accompanied by many academics. On this occasion, presented by Michel Carrier, Honorary President of Amopa 31, the secretary general of the academy, François-Régis Gastou, was appointed knight in the Order of Academic Palms, in the presence of Michèle Doerflinger, academy inspector, president of Amopa 31 and Jean-Luc Moudenc, mayor of Toulouse.
The latter also presented the literary grand prize of the city of Toulouse, along with a check for 500 €, to Philippe Jove for his book “La Pierre d’Orgueil”.
During this evening, Patrick Roux and Dany Nadal were appointed academicians. Doctors Michel Montsarrat, Robert Abadie and director Francis Cassin were presented as associate members. The Renée Aspe painting prize was awarded to Gordon Seward, the Henri Martin painting prize to Irène Appleby-Barthe, the sculpture prize to Gérard Lartigue, the theater prize to Mathilde Mosnier. The Pierre de Fermat prize distinguished Henri Descamp, the music prize was awarded to Thibault Garcia.
This prestigious evening allowed the many friends of the Académie du Languedoc to come together after more than a year of separation linked to the inconvenience of the epidemic.