Prizes & distinctions


- «Poeta en Nueva York» (2007)
Blanca Li has received the Premio Max award for best choreography (equivalent to the Tony awards in USA or Moliere award in France).

- «Macadam Macadam» (1999/2006)
Globe de Cristal for the best show in the Opera /Dance category in February 2007, by a panel of 3000 journalists of the French written press and television.

- «Nana and Lila» (1993)
"Public Off" award of the best dance show in the Avignon Festival Off - France 1993.



Le Défi (2002, feature film)
Public Award at the Festival Moving Picture of Toronto - Canada.
Main international festivals in which the film has been chosen :
Constellation Dance Screen Festival, London - GB (2003)
Boston French Film Festival at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - USA
Festival Moving picture, Toronto - Canada
Festival New French Cinema, Chicago - USA (2003)
Tribeca International Film Festival, New York - USA (2004)
Cinema Paradise, Honolulu, Hawaï - USA (2004)
Imago Film Festival, Lisbonne - Portugal (2004)
Dance on Screen, The place, London - GB (2004)

Angoisse (1998, short film )
Public Award at the European Short Film Festival , Brest - France (1999).
Fuji Award at the Short Film Festival, Grenoble - France (1999).
Best short film award and Public award at the Women Films Festival, Créteil - France (2000).


Individual distinctions

Elected at French Academy of fine Arts (2019)
Named "Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur" (14 th of July 2014)
Named "Officier des Arts et des Lettres" by the Minister of Culture (2007)
Named  "Chevalier de l’Ordre national du Mérite" by the Minister of European Affairs (2004)


Artistic Director los Teatros del Canal (2019)
«Medalla de oro al mérito de la ciudad de Granada» (2013)

«Medalla de oro al mérito en las Bellas Artes» (2009).
The King of Spain, upon proposal of Minister of Culture, gives annually this prestigious award (Gold Medal of Merit of Fine Arts) to major cultural and artistic figures.

« Manuel de Falla » Award (2004)
In recognition for « her innovating contribution to contemporary dance, to the creation and diffusion of the andalucian culture to the international level », given by the Minister of Culture of Andaloucia.