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