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Presentation and farewell party

Groupe Tonne’s artistic residency in Kópaster is coming to an end soon. To say goodbye and to say thank you, a meeting will be held on 2 September in the local shop to see the audiovisuals and drawings made during these weeks in Iceland. You are all invited!

Sing along with us!

Landsbyggdin Lifi and the Grope ToNNe organises a singing session at Kópasker school on Thursday 29 August at 20:00h.We will sing traditional Icelandic songs accompanied by guitar and accordion.

You are all invited!

Photo and video contest on Instagram

The Ponte-Ecomuseum launches a photo and video contest on Instagram for young people between 15 and 30 years old.

The Ponte-Ecomuseum is organising a photo and video competition on Instagram to bring the activities carried out by the museum to a young audience and to highlight the collective memories of the rural women of Santo Adriano through art. Participants in the competition will have to publish an image or video on Instagram with the theme of women, memory and territory and which represents the landscape, traditions or the countryside of Asturias. Participation is open to individuals and groups of up to two people and the deadline for entries is 13 July.

Two prizes will be awarded. The jury’s prize, which will consist of a day’s canyoning for four people in collaboration with Deporventura; and the public’s prize, two invitations to ‘Una Señora Fiesta’ on 22 July in La Benéfica (Piloña). The jury, made up of members of La Ponte-Ecomuséu, will value the creativity and originality of the proposals. The popular prize will go to the photograph or video with the most votes on Instagram.

To participate it will be necessary to follow La Ponte-Ecomuséu on Instagram @ecomuseulaponte, share a photograph or video, tag the ecomuseum and include the hashtags #Abordandoelterritorio #LandsOfButterflies. Afterwards, it will be necessary to register in the following form: in Spanish or Asturian and accept the contest rules. Finally, all participants will have to send the image or video by direct message on Instagram or by email to info@laponte.org.

The awards ceremony will take place on 15 July at the celebration of the ecomuseum’s tenth anniversary. This initiative is part of the activities that La Ponte-Ecomuséu is organising as part of the European project Lands of Butterflies, co-financed by the Creative Europe programme and the Santo Adriano town council, which aims to recover and enhance the collective memories of rural women in Europe through art.

Groupe ToNNe farewell party

La Ponte-Ecomuséu invites to the farewell party of the artists collective Groupe ToNNe on July 1st in Villanueva de Santo Adriano.

Throughout the month of June, La Ponte-Ecomuséu has hosted three artists from the French company “Groupe ToNNe” for a residency of artistic creation developed within the framework of the European project “Lands Of Butterflies”. During these weeks, the group of creators worked with the local population on the interpretation of the collective memory of the women of Santo Adriano.

The collective has captured their experiences, learnings and impressions gathered during their stay through the creation of a series of short videos and illustrations. The works produced will be presented on Saturday 1 July at 19:30, in the chapel of El Carmen, in Villanueva, and the event will close with an “espicha” in the square as a farewell. The event is open to all those who want to get to know and enjoy the work of the Groupe ToNNe.

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