The Department of Culture, has just published the rules for the XXI edition of the popular poetry competition. It is a national and international literary proposal in Almussafes that, in the previous edition, received a total of 53 works of excellent level. The deadline for the submission of the original versions will end next March 20th and the award ceremony will be held on April 28 during the closing ceremony of the Book Week.
Poetry has been consolidated in Almussafes together with the poetry competition 'Marc Granell'.
According to the rules for this new edition, all the previous unpublished works that have not been awarded before will be able to participate. In addition, two awards will be given, with a prize of 1,200 euros for each category: one for the best original presented in Valencian and another for the best presented in Spanish. The competition, which manages to collect a lot of poems in both languages every year, received 53 literary creations of the highest quality in 2016.