Costa Blanca North 2 - 8 June 2022 Issue 1926

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26 EWN

2 - 8 June 2022

Tamsin Brown ROUTE 10 POOL is a regis‐ tered association of pool teams in Alfaz del Pi. The group of players is diverse, with participation from men and women of all ages. The end of the first sea‐ son of the Route 10 Pool Association Winter 8 Ball Pool League 2021‐2022 was celebrated with a special event on May 7 at Whiskey Joe’s in La Nucia, with a for‐ mal presentation where medals and trophies were handed out. The pool league involves teams from local bars from Alfaz del Pi, Albir, Altea, Benidorm, La Nucia and the surrounding areas and is made up of Spanish, En‐ glish, Dutch and Norwe‐ gian‐speaking players. These teams all gathered at Whiskey Joe’s for the event. Some 48 medals and tro‐ phies were handed out to the players for personal

Route 10 Pool Association

Route 10 Pool Association

Route 10 is actively looking for new teams to join.

achievements and team performances. The highest‐ ranking 24 players of the season will now take part in a knockout competition to determine which six players will be sent to Barcelona to compete in the national competition. Over the course of the day, the players and guests enjoyed a barbecue, enter‐ tainment and music on the large outdoor terrace as the sun shone down. The party continued until late in the evening and a great time was had by all. The Route 10 Pool Association wishes to thank all the venues and

businesses that donated prizes for the raffle which has helped to raise funds for their next season. The Route 10 Pool Asso‐ ciation is actively looking for new local teams to join next winter’s league, which starts in September and will be held on Thursday evenings. This year there will also be a ladies’ league. They are also actively look‐ ing for local businesses to sponsor their teams. For more information, visit or phone or WhatsApp on +34 965 063 299.


New Creators Competition THE Department of Youth of the town hall of Benidorm has now opened registration for the 34th edition of its New Creators Competi‐ tion (Concurso de Nuevos Creadores) in the categories of painting and sculpture. The com‐ petition, as every year, is open to young peo‐ ple between the ages of 14 and 35. The rules state that the artworks sub‐ mitted must be original and unpub‐ lished, and participants may freely choose their techniques, subject matter and dimensions. When submitted, paintings must be completely ready to be hung in the pub‐ lic exhibition to be held at the Town Hall’s Espai d’Art from January 23 to February 24, 2023.

Each contestant may enter a maxi‐ mum of two pieces of art, which must be submitted to the Department of Youth, accompanied by the artist’s information (name, surname, ID number, age, ad‐ dress, telephone number and title of the work). Works must be submitted by De‐ cember 30 this year. There will be a single prize of €1,000 for each category and the winning art‐ works will become the property of the town hall. There will also be a special prize for the best piece by an artist un‐ der 18 years of age. More information can be found at juventud/.

Best traditional pebrereta PEBRERETA is one of the most representative dishes of Ali‐ cante’s Villa‐ joyosa, where there is an annual com‐ petition in which locals vie for the honour of being the best pebr‐ ereta chef in town. The Villajoyosa Town Hall, through its Department of Festivities, is organising what will be the 28th edition of the com‐ petition. It will be held from 8pm on Fri‐ day, June 3, at the Plaça de la Llum in Poble Nou. There will be musical enter‐ tainment and a tasting of the traditional dish. Registration for the competition has closed and around 40 people will take part. The three winners will receive a commemorative plaque, as well as their

The pebrereta competition celebrates Villajoyosa’s most typical dish.

individual prizes, which a include a voucher yos ajo Vill for a hotel, a voucher for a restaurant and a voucher for produce from the Villa‐ joyosa Fishermen’s Association. “Pebrereta is a very traditional dish in Villajoyosa, which is made with our local pumpkin, tomato, green pepper and sangatxo (fish). It is a dish that is pre‐ pared in a different way in every house, which is what gives this competition its uniqueness. I hope that many people will come to the competition on June 3,” said Marta Sellés, the councillor for Fes‐ tivities. all nH Tow

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