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1st Mural Painting Contest “Messa”

The City council of Albaida, the Festival Commission and the art foundation Fundació Per Amor a l’Art, have announced a mural painting contest for which participants will have to perform a work inspired by the artist Messa.

Five works of the submitted sketches will be selected  to be painted on walls of the town, with 200€ of budget to paint them. Among them, the jury will award with €2000 the first prize, €1000 for the second one and €500 for the third one.

Source:http://www.albaida.es/val/noticies/310715.pdf

More information about the specifications: http://www.albaida.es/val/noticies/310715c.pdf

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The city council of Albaida declares 2015 as “Year Messa”

The municipality of Albaida has recently approved to declare the year 2015 as “Year Messa”, in homage to its artist Francesc Sempere Fernández de Mesa. Popularly knows as Messa, the centenary of his birth is now fulfilled. The proposal was supported by all the political parties of the city council.