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Public competition on poetic collages to Mario Benedetti

Translated by Irene Nieva Moratalla
Alicante, 4 November 2020. By María Asunción Soria Pastor

On the occasion of the centenary of the Uruguayan writer Mario Benedetti's birth, the Office of the Vice President for Culture, Sports and Languages, the Mario Benedetti Centre for Ibero-American Studies (CeMaB), and the University of Alicante Museum (MUA) hold a public competition entitled "Collages poéticos a Mario Benedetti" (Poetic collages to Mario Benedetti).

This public competition aims to join in the many celebrations of the 100th anniversary of Mario Benedetti's birth with a tribute paid by the entire university community.


Contest rules summary

  • The theme of the collages entered into the competition will be Mario Benedetti's literary creation.
  • Students of the University of Alicante enrolled in any undergraduate degree, Master's degree, or PhD degree, research and academic staff, current service and administration staff, and staff hired by the University of Alicante General Foundation (FGUA) may participate.
  • The presentation of the works will be made via email to the address:
  • The work will be sent in a PDF file containing the author's name and surname, a scanned copy of the ID, home address, contact telephone number, e-mail address, as well as a brief explanation of the work.
  • Deadline: 15 December 2020 at 11:59 p.m. 


The jury's decision will be announced in January 2021 through the CeMAB and MUA websites and will be communicated to the media of Alicante in a press release. 

The following prizes will be awarded: 

  • First prize: €500.
  • Second prize: €300.
  • Third prize: €200.

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