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On May 31, the UA hosts the 2008 awards ceremony of the Sambori Prizes. Every year, this event is organized in a public university from the Valencian Community, and it takes place at the University of Alicante for the second time.

The Sambori contests for literature in Catalan are open to pupils and students of all ages. According to the Sambori Foundation, this edition counted on the participation of over 70.000 contestants, from kindergarten, primary, secondary and high school pupils to all-level university students.

The opening ceremony is scheduled for 11.00h in the Paranimf and it will include addresses by Ignasi Jiménez Raneda, UA Rector, and Josep Chaqués, President of the Sambori Foundation. The theatre group Lampenfieber from the Institut Jordi Juan d’Alacant and the students from the UA Theatre Workshop will perform a number of sketches. The Tres fan ball music group will give a concert and a presentation of the instruments and musical pieces, the latter intended mainly for the young members of the audience present in the Paranimf.

In the afternoon, after having lunch on Campus, the participants will visit the Castle and the exhibition it hosts -“Viatge a Grècia” by Antoni Miró.


11.00h – Opening Ceremony (UA Paranimf, Faculty of Law)

11.30h - Awards Ceremony

An animation group will entertain kindergarten and primary school pupils in the Patio (Faculty of Law).

- Addresses by Ignasi Jiménez Raneda, UA Rector, and Josep Chaqués, President of the Sambori Foundation.

- V Sambori Prize for University Students

- X Sambori Prize for High School and Vocational School Pupils

- ‘Una visita al museo’, performed by Lampenfieber theatre group

- X Sambori Prize for Secondary School Pupils

- Tres Fan Ball in concert

- X Sambori Prize for Kindegarten and Primary School Pupils

- Performance by Enric Esteve and Assaig Aminat

14.00h – Cocktail (Biblioteca General Porch)

14.30h – Lunch at Club Social II (5 euros/menu)

16.30h – Visit to the Castle Antoni Miró Exhibition

The buses provided by the UA will leave from the parking close to the Paranimf.

18.30h – Return from Castle to UA

Please contact the Sambori Foundation to confirm your presence and the number of people who will accompany you to the Paranimf ceremony, the cocktail and on the visit to the Castle.

More information:

Fundació Sambori:

Phones: 96 179 56 70 or 675 562 151


Secretariat de Promoció del Valenciá:


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