Tag Archive for competition

Segovía Prizes

The 2010 winner of the Andrés Segovía, classical guitar competition was Emerson Salazar from Chile.
Second Prize went to Gustavo Costa, from Brazil, and Third Prize to Jerzy Chwastyk from Poland.

Poetry Competition

Talking of the Civic Centre, here’s one that I missed during December, and that was the Friends of La Herradura Poetry Competition.
According to reports, the centre was full for this annual event, and the first prize of €1,200 went to Jaime Elso Navarro Torralba, with a poem entitled The Miracle of your Ward, which was described by the judging panel as a “great poem, with a philosophical base.”

Segovia Competition Result

The competition was won this year by the Russian, Dimitri Illarionov, who takes home with him the first prize of €9,000 and a handmade guitar by Paco Santiago Marín which is valued at €8,000. This highly talented 30-year-old has won other competitions in Spain, Italy, Poland, Belgium, and Russia.

Andrés Segovia

Although briefly mentioned in the La Herradura section, we feel the 25th anniversary of the Andrés Segovia Classical Guitar Competition at the Centro Civico in La Herradura is definitely worth a mention

Choir Takes 3rd Prize

The Coro de Cámara de Juventudes Musicales de Almuñécar won Third Prize in the international choir competition that was held in Barcelona. Congratulations, Folks!