"MaxoArte Joven 2018 prizes' presentation"
The Cabildo of Fuerteventura has presented the MaxoArte Joven 2018 prizes to the young artists of the Island who presented their creations in 15 different modalities, demonstrating their skills, ingenuity and creativity. The event took place on 15th December, in the Meeting Room of the old Popular University of Puerto del Rosario and including the participation of Fuerteventura's Cabildo's president, Marcial Morales, the Youth Councillor, Rosa Delia Rodríguez, the Inland Revenue, Economy Promotion, Innovation and Employment Councillor, Rafael Páez, the councillor of Nueva Canarias, Alejandro Jorge and members of the jury. Mr Morales thanked all the participants ''to be part of MaxoArte, an initiative that is committed to this creativity that undoubtedly exists amongst our young population''. On the other hand, Mrs Rodríguez pointed out the high numbers of participants in this contest ''that increases every year and that represented 151 creations in total this year''. The categories of the contest were : scenic arts (1), comedy (10), short films (12), graphic design (9), textile design (3), sculpture (6), black and white photography (24), colour photography (30), murals (2), music songwriter (4), classical music (6), pop rock music (3), fiction (17), painting (17) and poetry (7). The Cabildo, with the Youth Council, also celebrated the ¡ActivARTE con MaxoArte! initiative, an ample activities' programme that included the projection of short films, art workshops, training and encounters that took place in the Island Youth Centre (in the old Popular University.