the First International Poetry Prize convenes “Vera City – Open City and Creative”

Félix López and Isabel de Haro with the poster Award.

Félix López and Isabel de Haro with the poster Award.

Mayor Vera, Felix Lopez, and the Councilor for Culture, Isabel de Haro, They presented this morning I call the "Poetry Prize Ciudad de Vera – Open City and Creative ", which it has a budget of 3.000 euros.

The competition is open to poets of any nationality and, among other requirements set out in the competition rules, the works submitted must be original, unreleased, They not have been awarded any other literary contest, and necessarily be written in Spanish language, translations or adaptations not admitting. In this manner, Authors may submit a poem by topic and free form with a minimum extension 500 verses.

"The First Poetry Prize Ciudad de Vera, international character, pursues a wider dissemination of cultural activity in this city ". "There are many links Vera with the literary and artistic world", Felix Lopez stated, "So we seek to reinforce them with an award which is endowed with an important economic quantity, with the illusion that it is participated by poets and writers premier, and hoping to discover some new talent ". For his part, the Councillor for Culture, Isabel de Haro, He expressed "the overall layout of the City, also projecting what will be the first Poetry Week, with a series of events that will culminate with the Award ceremony that will without a doubt one of the poetic references of Andalusia”.

It is expected to Francisco Javier Fernandez Espinosa exercise as secretary of the Jury of this initiative, whose members will be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information, They are available bases and currently on the Prize on the website of the City of Vera and official Facebook profiles.