Valencia, Spain. The winners of the 5th Letters from the Diaspora Contest were announced last Friday at an event organized at the Raco de la Corbell, in Valencia. There the jury’s decision was read and the two winning works were read. The evening concluded with dinner.
Winners and the titles of their works follow:
- Category A: Maider Bedaxagar (París). "Agur aitañi maitea"
- Category B: Estitxu Otermin (Bilbao). “Izar”
According to its organizers, this year’s edition received dozens of entries, “the majority of them from students learning Basque, many were very good, but we enjoy all of them. One thing for sure, we had our work cut out for us,” the admitted.
The organizing Basque clubs, Laurak Bat and Euskaltzaleaok in Valencia would like to thank everyone who participated as well as the Elkar Foundation for its generous support. Zorionak to the two txapeldunes.