The annual prize is the biggest recognition in Spanish literature and takes place on October 15 in the Palau de Congresos in Barcelona. The Prince and Princess of Asturias and Girona are presiding the formal dinner.

Barcelona, Oct 14, 2011Flumotion, the leading Online Video and Radio Platform for live and on demand streaming, is broadcasting the award gala of the Planeta Prize on October 15 at 23:40. The Planeta prize is the most important award in Spanish language literature along with €601,000 in prize money offered to the winner. This year is sixteenth anniversary of the prize and the Prince and Princess of Asturias and Girona are presiding the award gala. For the fourth year in a row, Flumotion has been contracted to provide the live streaming of this important event to a global audience.

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The event is streamed live from the Palau de Congresos in Barcelona and is available in Flash and Windows Media formats on the Premio Planeta website. Flumotion’s Online Video Platform allows the Planeta Group to create a customized player and add their logo as a watermark to the live stream. “The continued partnership with the Planeta Group confirms that our clients trust in our technology and our team of experts”, says Jean Noel Saunier, Co-founder and CEO of Flumotion.