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. ”
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 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.
Redován 9/15/2017. The Department of Culture of the City of Redován has made possible the presentation of the literary saga 'Salvaje', the work of Redondo writer Lorena Escudero Ruiz. The event took place in the Ricardo Ruiz Poveda Social Center and "is part of the activities carried out on the occasion of the patron saint festivities by the Department of Culture," said its head, Clara Ezcurra. The mayor, Emilio Fernández, was in charge of presenting the writer to the more than fifty people who came and who had the opportunity to end the author's books.