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Redován presents its Christmas activities with a traditional street market as the main novelty

The municipality of Redován enters fully into the Christmas holidays during this long weekend, and especially from Sunday 9 December. The councilors of Fiestas y Comercio, Nely Ruiz and Maite Martínez respectively, have presented today the Christmas activities that will take place in the town to
celebrate these very endearing dates.

Before the family reunions and some dates of being in the home, the women of the municipality will be able to enjoy a day of excursion to the city of Benidorm. Organized by the Department of Social Welfare, includes a sightseeing tour of the city center. “A day of coexistence and fun that we hope that the women of our town enjoy in a different environment and have a moment of leisure and entertainment accompanied by other women,” said Ruiz.

The main novelty of this year’s program is the celebration of a Christmas market this Sunday in the Plaza de la Paz from 10.30 am to 8.00 pm. The mayor of Commerce has reported that “it is a market in which participating establishments in our municipality, an activity that in this time of shopping and gifts seeks to promote local trade.” Along with the market will be held
a tasting and preparation of sausages by the butchers of the town.

A program of activities for the whole family
The children will have the opportunity to have a great time on Sunday, December 16, with the Children’s Christmas Festival, organized by the San Miguel Arcángel Parish. And is that “children are the main protagonists in these days full of magic,” said the councilor of Fiestas, “with these activities especially aimed at them.” The festival will begin at 5:00 pm, at the Antonio Ibáñez Serrano Music House.

Thus, the expected visit of Santa Claus to the municipality will be on Saturday, December 22 at 11.30 am, “which will bring hope to all the children of the town”, and that “will be accompanied during the same of the Dance Association and the Band Musical Union of Redován “, has informed the aedile.

Once the month of January has arrived, the Paje Real will land in Redován from 5:00 pm on Thursday 3, accompanied by many surprises. ” The visit of the page will serve as a preamble to the great Cavalcade of the Three Wise Men, which will take place from 5:30 p.m. on January 5 through the streets of Redován and in which children’s characters will also participate.

To end his speech, Ruiz has invited the participation in these activities of the residents of the municipality, expressed his desire that “they are to everyone’s liking and join us in celebrating these close and family dates.”

The work ‘Azabache’, from Jaén Cristóbal López, won the First National Contest of Pasodobles ‘Villa de Redován’

The First National Contest of Pasodobles ‘Villa de Redován’ has already won, the work ‘Azabache’ of the Jaén Cristóbal López rose on Sunday with the first prize of this contest and was also chosen by the musicians of the Musical Union of Redován ( UMR) as Honorable Mention. The ruling was made in a concert that the UMR offered within the programming of parties, on Sunday in the Plaza de la Paz, interpreting the four finalist works: ‘Azabache’, ‘From North to South’, ‘Van Redo’ and ‘ Joy’.

Once the pasodobles finalists were heard, the jury composed of José Miguel Rodilla Tortajada, Sixto Manuel Herrero Rodes and Javier Pérez Garrido, all of them renowned musicians who accompanied, with voice but without vote, the Councilor for Culture of the City Council of Redován, Clara Ezcurra and as secretary the president of the Unión Musical de Redován, Alberto Martínez, the ruling was announced. ‘Azabache’ by Cristóbal López Gándara was the winner and won a prize of 1,000 euros, diploma and gift; the second prize, worth 500 euros, a diploma and a gift, went to ‘Del norte al sud’, composed by Carlos Valles Donate; the third was for ‘Van Redo’, by Francisco J. Cogollos Martínez, who received a diploma and a gift, as well as ‘Alegría’ from
Miguel Ángel Sarrio Nadal who was the fourth classified.

Clara Ezcurra has highlighted the high quality of the pasodobles presented, “something that makes us think that this contest that has celebrated its first edition this year is going to become a classic in the programming of culture and the parties of Redován”. The mayor has indicated that all composers except the winner, who could not travel for work, were “in the magnificent concert that once again offered us on Sunday afternoon the Musical Union of Redován” and has added his congratulations to Cristóbal Lopez, whose work as established in the bases, will be renamed ‘Nieves Gómez Riera’, the name of the Queen of the Fiestas 2018 that was chosen on Saturday.

The poetry reaches the banks of the squares of Redován

Redován 6/7/2018. The City Council of Redován, through the Department of Culture, has launched an initiative that aims to continue in the line of promoting among local residents and literary works of local authors. If last March the Consistory published the verses of the poet from Redova, Miguel Ruiz, who died a few years ago, now he has decided to take his verses to the street.

The mayor, Emilio Fernández, explained that “some of the banks in all the parks and squares of Redován have been labeled with phrases taken from Ruiz’s work”, except for one that carries a verse from another author “and that since the City we challenge to discover to those who realize this literary route by our parks “, has specified the mayor. In fact, he announced that those who discover it can go to the Town Hall, where they will be given a book by the writer from Redova.

Fernandez and the Councilor for Culture, Clara Ezcurra, have been responsible for presenting this initiative today in the Plaza de la Paz, and have encouraged “especially in the face of summer nights, which invite you to leave home and take a walk , to have everyone in Redován take a look at this initiative, “said Ezcurra.

The City Council of Redován reissued a few months ago two poems by Miguel Ruiz, ‘Boria de la inheritance’ and ‘La peña que me ampara’, with a thousand copies distributed among the public in schools, social centers, “to try to reach the greatest number of possible people, “said the mayor, who added that” now what we do is that poetry reaches even more through public spaces and awakens among the people of Cordoba the concern to know more about our writers, who after all, they are the literary heritage of our municipality. “

Sergio López and Álvaro Giménez win the prizes of the Solidarity Contest of Micro-stories ‘Villa de Redován’

Redován 06/28/2018. The Solidarity Contest of Micro-stories ‘Villa de Redován’ has concluded a new edition, and there are already five, with the awarding of prizes to the winners. The councilors of Education and Culture, Nely Ruiz and Clara Ezcurra respectively, Clara Ezcurra, have been responsible for delivering the prizes not without first “congratulate all the people who have participated, which have been many, and encourage those who this year not have managed to be among the first to continue taking part in a competition that grows and that, above all, is dedicated to a common purpose “.

The first prize was for the play ‘El cumpleaños’, by Sergio López Vidal, endowed with an award of 300 euros; while Álvaro Giménez García, with ‘Cultural Tourism’, has obtained the second prize and 150 euros. The contest has come works from different places such as Valladolid, Cordoba, Cadiz, Orihuela, Torrevieja and of course, Redován.As the representative of the jury, the award ceremony was attended by the director of IES Redován, Antonio Moreno Menchón, who was in charge of reading the winning stories. Clara Ezcurra highlighted the high participation, “because we have exceeded last year’s and we hope that many more people will be encouraged to send us their works”, while reminding that with the 25 finalist works the City Council Redován will publish a book “from which the collection for sales will go to support the development of projects of the Spanish Red Cross”.

Clara Ezcurra highlighted the great quality “both literary and human of the participants, because writing a short story for the contest of the City Council of Redován is to contribute to the culture and society through the cause of solidarity to which the collection of the book is destined , this time Red Cross “. The mayor has ensured that with five editions “the contest is more than consolidated, and we hope it can continue to be celebrated for many more years and becoming a benchmark nationwide.” For his part, Nely Ruiz has encouraged “the neighbors of the town and all those who like literature to participate in the sixth contest.”

The Solidarity Fair of Micro-stories already has winners

The jury in charge of ruling the awards of the Solidarity Contest of Micro-stories ‘City of Redován’ has already issued its verdict. Among all the presented works the winners have been, with the first prize, the short story entitled ‘The birthday’, whose author is Sergio López Vidal. The second prize goes to Álvaro Giménez García, with the work entitled ‘Cultural Tourism’.

The jury was composed of Vicente Pina López, Antonio Moreno Menchón and the Councilor for Culture, Clara Ezcurra Riera. The meeting took place on June 15, in which the winners who now make themselves known were decided.

This micro-story contest has solidarity character also in this fifth edition. In this way, what is done is to publish a book with a total of 25 of the works presented, among which, of course, the two winners will be found, and the collection obtained through their sale will be destined, on this occasion, to the projects developed by the Spanish Red Cross.

The Iuvenis Choir of Cartagena wins the first prize of the Sacred Music Competition ‘Villa de Redován’

Redován 4/23/2018. Redován held on Sunday the seventh edition of the Coral Music Contest 'Villa de Redován', an event that took place in the renovated San Miguel parish and that included the participation of three previously selected choirs and a fourth, the Francisco Vallejos Choir of Torrevieja that was the winner of last year. The jury, composed of three specialists, the coordinator of the contest (with voice but no vote) and a representative of the City Council as a secretary also with voice but without vote, decided that the Iuvenis Choir of Cartagena, led by Baltasar Sánchez, would remain in first place and therefore will take the first prize endowed with 800 euros and trophy. The second prize was for the Coral Ars Armonium of Orihuela, which gets 400 euros and trophy and the third for Coro Pilar, Pilar de la Horadada, which took 250 euros and trophy.
The Councilor for Culture, Clara Ezcurra, recalled that the City Council also allocated an aid of 300 euros to cover the expenses caused by the displacement, and highlighted "the high quality of the participating corals, thanks to which this contest becomes bigger year a year. " The participating choirs interpreted three works of free choice of sacred character, one of them of spiritual chant or gospel

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