The past 25 April had the pleasure of attending the awards gala of the Festimatge Calella 2015, It includes sections of photography, short films and film format 9,5. The reason for our assistance was to collect the Gold medal FIAP in photography in Color of the XXXIX Trofeu Torretes granted to one of my pictures as we had here:
FIAP gold in the Festimatge Calella medal to Ramón Vaquero
In addition to the prize, thank from here the invitation of the organizers of the Festimatge, as well as its hospitality, attention and a fantastic night of awards. A pleasure to meet you in person, as in the large award-winning photographers in different sections as Asier Garagarza, Xosé Casal, Oskar Gaskon, Luis José Vigil, Raul Villalba, Manu Barreiro or the Honour award for the second consecutive year, Jose Beut. Congratulations to all!
The next day we attended the closing gala at the factory by the actress Montse Alcoverro, where were given awards of honor (Jose Beut in photography and Ainhoa Menéndez In short films) and the winning short films of this edition were projected.
The various acts and the Festimatge exhibitions took place in the Ajuntament Vell, Sala Polivalent factory, Hotel Volga, Gallery Pa, Wine and Moltó, Espai Caixa or Hotel Bernat II among other spaces. In addition to the XXXIX Trofeu Torretes of photography exhibition, the sala Polivalent factory housed Joan Porredon series, Jose Beut, Dany Gilbert, Jesus Coll, Tony Keeler or Vicente Peiró among others.
The Organizing Committee and the Committee of Honor of Festimatge, Joaquim Sitjà, Xabier Rigola, Encarnació Soler or Raimon Moreno among many others, They carried years doing an excellent job in front. Congratulations, and thank you for your magnificent Festival of the image we have had opportunity to enjoy this year in Calella.