Hi artists,

I am recently returned from The Wild Coast of Spain having had the honour of attended a Master Class with Javier Arizabalo, an IBEX Master Artist, gentleman and one of the greatest artist of our time.  I was already full of inspiration when The Spanish Tourism Office in Ireland reached out to let me know that they are running an arts competition called “Spain Your Muse” – www.spainyourmuse.com

“Spain Your Muse” will run for three months and is open to anyone resident in Ireland willing to submit a work of art inspired by Spain in any of its 5 categories*: Videoart, Photography, Poetry, Illustration & Painting. Works can be uploaded to the website and will be made public to any visitors who want to vote for their favorites.

It is the popular vote who will decide who wins the prize assigned to each category at the end of the promotion in September. Participants will be encouraged to share their work on social media to reach a bigger audience.

For those who simply decide to visit the website and vote, they will automatically enter in the competition to win one of the prizes (the getaway by Region of Valencia & Valencia City).

The sponsors and the six prizes* offered are the following:

Region of Valencia & Valencia City: 2 nights stay for 2 people in a design hotel in Valencia, return flights, a guided tour to explore the city from the perspective of design, two Valencia Tourist Cards and a goody bag including unique articles form top Valencian Designers.

Andalusia: 4 nights’ accommodation trip for 2 adults and up to 3 children through Malaga, Córdoba and Granada. Including rental car and guided city visits. 2

Gran Canaria: 5 nights’ half-board accommodation for 2 in the luxury 5* Seaside Palm Beach Hotel, a complimentary VIP island tour to explore the island and complimentary car rental for the entire stay (or airport transfers).

Lanzarote: 5 nights half board accommodation for 2 persons in a superior room at the Seaside Los Jameos 4* in Playa de los Pocillos and two tickets to the Art, Culture and Tourism Centres.

Region of Murcia – Costa Calida: 3 nights in a 4* Hotel for 2 people with a guided visit to one of these cities: Murcia, Lorca, Cartagena or Caravaca de la Cruz.

Cantabria: 2 nights’ accommodation for 2 people in bed & breakfast in the city of Santander including a cultural visit to the Centro Botin.

*terms & conditions apply.

For more info see:

@spain.info.ie @spaininireland


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