This morning, the First International Palmeral of Orihuela Competition was presented, which will take place on October 21st around the BIC.

Any person of legal age can participate in the contest, which will be held throughout that day. They can register today at palmeraldeorihuela.com, filling out the form that has been enabled on the website. The themes of the paintings will be exclusively those related to the Palmeral of Orihuela, and their interpretation will be free. Various painting techniques may be used such as oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mixed techniques. But in no case will the use of photography be admitted, either as a background or as a collage element.

As for the supports, they must be rigid, free format except for their size, which must have a maximum of 1.20 m x 1.20 m, with the necessary installation of the hanging system for the exhibition if selected. Likewise, they will be presented in white, or with a preparation of a single color and homogeneous texture, for mandatory sealing and numbering by the organization. Regarding materials, each participant must be provided with the necessary material to carry out the work, including the easel on which the work will be displayed for selection.

The initiative has been organized by the Environment Department of the Orihuela City Council and is sponsored by Actúa Servicios y Medio Ambiente SL and the collaboration of the Orihuela School of Art and Design (EASDO) and the presentation was attended by the councilor of the Environment, Noelia Grao, the technical director of Actúa, Daniel Puchol, and the director of the EASDO, Juanjo Pérez.