Prizes VI Contest 2012

16 April 2012

We have experienced a great sixth exhibition in the Casa de Cultura of La Sénia

The Casa de Cultura of la S´nia again host this unique event the whole of Catalonia, which was attended by eight musical Portugal, Valencia, Murcia and Castella La Mancha. The international jury of the contest was made by Bert Appermont (Belgium), Maurice Hamers (Netherlands) and Zulema de la Cruz (Spain).
After two days of competition and a high level of quality for interpretation part of the participating bands, the results were as follows: section II now (Saturday, 14 April) now-1st prize and special prize of the contest worth € 5,000 and a trophy for the Association of Musical Moteña Mota del Cuervo (Cuenca) with 300 points now - 1st. Award for the Union Musical Society Ribarroja Turia (Valencia) with 288 points now - 2nd prize for Amizade Banda - Banda Symphony Aveiro (Portugal) with 265 points now - 2nd prize for Banda Municipal de Música de Villena (Alicante) with 251 points
First Section (Sunday April 15) : now - 1st prize and special prize of the contest with 7,000 € and trophy Association for Music City Benicarló (Castellón) with 314 points now - 1st prize in the Musical Group "The Silos" Burjassot (Valencia) with 288 points now - 1st prize for the Company Youth Music Faura (Valencia) with 282 points now - 2nd prize for musical groups Youth Cabezo Torres (Murcia) with 264 points
cash prizes were sponsored by the Council Senia .
rain on Saturday and Sunday the wind, was held to prevent the parade of bands participating. The House of Culture Sénia with capacity for more than eight hundred spectators was crowded with strong presence of the public came out, accompanied by the participating bands. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the presence of President of the Province of Tarragona, Josep Poblet and the President of the Centre for the Promotion of Popular Culture and Traditional Catalan Ministry of Culture of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Lluís Puig. These, together with the mayor of the Senia, Maria Pilar Ballester iron and president of the Agrupació Musical Senienca, Daniel Puig welcomed the all participants were highly positive and the project of the contest and gave all their support.
Once this year, the organizing committee will begin work as the seventh edition in April 2013. During the event was presented composition contest for Banda Music for young composers who will be equipped with a scholarship with a composer of international renown. Soon it introduces the region.
Thanks again for the work of everyone involved in this celebration of music.