Boca del Calvari hosts one more edition of New Creators Contest of painting and sculpture

21 artists from all over the national geography participate in the contest that celebrates its first 30 years in 2019
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Boca del Calvari hosts one more edition of New Creators Contest of painting and sculpture.
Boca del Calvari hosts one more edition of New Creators Contest of painting and sculpture.

The thirtieth edition of New Creators Contest, organized by the Youth Council of Benidorm City Council, is exhibited today at Museu Boca del Calvari. The acting mayor and delegate of Youth, Ana Pellicer, has been commissioned to inaugurate the show at an event in which she has been accompanied by Josep Bigorra, the mayor, and José Romeu, the area's municipal technician.

The winners of this edition of New Creators will be announced on March 15. That same day the prizes will be distributed, as Pellicer recalled will be "1,000 euros for the best painting, 1,000 more for the best sculpture and 100 for the best artist under 18 years". In this regard, the mayor has clarified that "the big prize" really "is the city of Benidorm because the winning works will become part of the heritage of our city."

To the present edition, 21 artists from "all corners of our country" have been presented, pointed out Pellicer, who has been struck by "the large amount of materials they have used for each of the paintings and sculptures that look in our museum. " In total you can see 16 paintings and 5 sculptures.

The exhibition of Cristina Boissiè has been extended

The head of the Youth area has encouraged residents and visitors to enjoy the exhibition that will remain open at Boca del Calvari until March 17, together with the exhibition inaugurated on December 14 of Cristina Boissiè's personal collection, which , "At the request of the people", said the Councilor for Culture, has been extended to that date. Pellicer recalled that this exhibition is made up of pieces from different origins, periods and styles, among which we can highlight a wide pictorial collection by the Sevillian Francisco Díaz Díaz and a large private library with volumes ranging from the 17th to the 20th century.