The 13th edition of The annual âCipriano Maldonadoâ school painting competition in Torre del Mar is open.
Children up to five years old will be able to participate in the infant category and children from six to 12 years old in the primary category with works under the theme âChristmas in Torre del Marâ.
The deputy mayor of Torre del Mar, JesÃºs PÃ©rez Atencia, and Mari Carmen Maldonado, opened the competition on Tuesday, October 5.
PÃ©rez Atencia said: âToday we are launching one of the most engaging activities that we carry out during the year. This is the âCipriano Maldonadoâ school drawing competition, which is celebrating its 13th edition and for us is almost the start of the Christmas season.
âThe competition is open to all schools in Torre del Mar in which children of the nursery and primary categories can participate. As for the prizes for this edition, three will be awarded per school in each category: three prizes for infants and three for primary. And among the winners, a special prize will be awarded to the winning design, which will serve to illustrate the Christmas greeting card of the City of Torre del Mar for this year 2021.
âWe appreciate the collaboration and invaluable help of the Maldonado family in making the organization of the competition possible. With her, we intend to continue to maintain the flame of the legacy of the illustrious painter from TorreÃ±o Cipriano Maldonado and to underline his artistic contribution to the history of our people â, he added.