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Awards Book Points Contest Antoni Tur "Gabrielet"

Book Points Contest Antoni Tur "Gabrielet"

Antoni Tur's Ceramics

The department of Culture in collaboration with the International Friends of the Library Association of Formentera calls this award to encourage work and promote visual arts to promote reading habit among children of Formentera.

Antoni Tur Costa, known as "Gabrielet" was born in Santa Eulalia del Rio (Ibiza) in 1917. He installs in Formentera in 1961, with 44 years, where he conducted most of his work and where he achieved his greatest recognition as a potter, although he also worked on modeling and drawing.

"Gabrielet" and Formentera:
The recognition of "Gabrielet" gave his workshop in the Craft Fair of the Mola, setting forth their wares, which they drank from Mediterranean sources (sea, sky, fishing, roosters, lizards, goats).

His death took place in Ibiza on 23 April 1998, at age 82. In 1997 it was declared by the City illustrious son of Formentera.

Conditions of Entry:

- Participation in the contest is completely free for schools on the island of Formentera, who attend kindergarten through sixth grade.
- The technical support and free.
- Stitch length book may not exceed 25 cm and the width at 6 cm. Within these margins the size is free.
- On the front will include name, current address and telephone number or author / a.
- The award consists of 9 categories.
- The annual prize, not be declared void and the provision lies with the author and consist of material arts.
- The jury will consist of people that the Island Council and the board of the association designated.
- The jury's decision will be made public by a jury of artists and members of the organization of the contest and the awards will take place on 23 April.
- The finalists bookmarks will be displayed in the library. And once set will be returned to their authors.
- The winner will point most original book will be printed by the Ministry of Education and Culture and will be used as an official book of the Municipal Library next year.

Xarxa de Biblioteques

Institut d'Estudis Baleàrics

Enciclopèdia d'Eivissa i Formentera