Closing ceremony of Becatalaiotica 2023

Jul 7, 2023 | Current affairs, Featured, Revista Lloseta, Thursday Daily Bulletin, Tradition

The event will take place next Monday, July 10, from 19:30h in Torralba d’en Salort. The winner of Becatalaiotica 2023 will be announced and the winning event of the last edition will be repeated.

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Becatalaiotica 2023

Becatalaiotica will close its seventh edition on July 10, at 7:30 pm, with a closing ceremony at the site of Torralba d’en Salort. There will be announced The winner of a scholarship of 2,000 euros, the prize of this contest organized by the Association of Friends of the Museum of Menorca and the Department of Culture of the Island Council of Menorca, with the collaboration of the Balearic Islands Foundation.

The closing ceremony will include an exhibition of the objects used in the events of Becatalaiotica 2023 and the winning event of the last edition will be repeated: “Tala-tic-tac”, by Miquel López. The name of the winner will be announced around 8:30 pm. Music and snacks will complete the evening.

This year five groundbreaking proposals from different fields have participated. Paula Planas (Barcelona, 1998), the professional dancer, presented a dance performance in Talatí de Dalt, where she later taught the audience how to dance polka and fandango. Maria Casadellà (Baix Empordà, 1997), exhibition designer and member of a group of giants, created the first talayotic giant and presented it in Torre d’en Galmés accompanied by the group of giants and grallas of Es Castell.

Irene Trapote (Gijón, 1998), the multidisciplinary artist, invited us to reflect on the landscape and the ways to manage it through a tour of different art installations in Torrellafuda. Kitty Vollmer (Philadelphia, 1994), architect, left us open-mouthed with a night installation in Torralba d’en Salort where she created a network of bioluminescent pieces inside the table enclosure. And finally, Raquel Roldán (Tarragona, 2000), violist, delighted us with the first solo viola concert in the necropolis of Cala Morell.

Becatalaiotica is a cultural project of Friends of the Museum of Menorca that aims to vindicate the landscape of Menorca as a source of inspiration and discover new ways to live and disseminate it. It is open to people between 18 and 28 years old 2!”#!4 who are studying or who want to pursue any type of study. The aim is to create events or activities of free, innovative and original character, to different sites of Talayotic Menorca The public attending the events is responsible for assessing and voting on the proposals, the winner receives a scholarship of € 2,000.