The artistic and cultural academy has chosen the leading online voting company in the sector, Scytl, to carry out the election of the 26 competitive categories of the Talía Awards.
Barcelona, March 27, 2023. The Academy of Performing Arts of Spain has chosen Scytl to carry out the voting for the Talía Awards, in which the more than 700 members of the artistic and cultural academy have participated. In its first edition, the Academy has opted for the online election of the 26 competitive categories of the awards.
For a week, from March 17 at 9:00 a.m. to March 24 at 11:59 p.m., the jury members have been able to cast their votes easily and securely from anywhere through any device with internet access. Online voting has been carried out under strict confidentiality, with verifiable and auditable measures in place, guaranteeing both the privacy and transparency of the process.
Scytl’s online voting tool has made it easier for the Academy to reduce the time spent managing elections and counting results, while also decreasing costs related to voting, as well as the carbon footprint of the entire process.
The Gala, on March 27
After meeting the nominees on February 28, the first edition of the Talía Awards for the Performing Arts will take place on Monday, March 27, World Theater Day, at the Teatro Español with a gala hosted by the actress and presenter Cayetana Guillén-Cuervo, and with the presence of professionals from the world of Theater, Dance, Circus, and Musical Theater, such as Antonio Banderas, Maribel Verdú, José Sacristán, Andrés Lima, Nacho Duato, Tricicle, Mina El Hammani or Aitana Sánchez-Gijón. The gala will be broadcast exclusively by La 2 de TVE.
The CEO of Scytl, Silvia Caparrós, shared that “we are very excited to be the voting provider of the Academy, collaborating in the promotion of culture, digitalization and sustainability in Spain”.
Meanwhile Eduardo Galán, Vice President of the Academy of the Performing Arts of Spain, has highlighted that “it was important for us to rely on an innovative company in the field of technology like Scytl, which guaranteed an online voting system with the highest levels of security and transparency for the designation of the awards in this first edition of the Talía awards.”
About Scytl Election Technologies
Scytl is leading digital transformation and innovation in elections around the world. Its state-of-the-art technology, implemented with precision to guarantee the highest levels of security, transparency and accessibility, has allowed more than 30 countries to trust in the knowledge and expertise of the company, protected by more than 50 international patents. Scytl is a subsidiary of Innovative Solutions Ecosystem SA, listed on the Spanish stock exchange (ISE.MC), part of the Paragon Group. For further information about Scytl, visit www.scytl.com.
About Paragon Group
Paragon Group is a leading provider of Customer Communications, Identification, Graphics Services and Office Services. The Group has a turnover of €1.5 billion and more than 9,000 employees. Paragon Group combines generations of experience with the latest innovations in technology and smart data to enable responsive and meaningful interactions between organizations and their customers. For further information about Paragon Group, visit www.paragon-europe.com.