Portal de Cehegin

Cehegin - SpanishCehegin - English
detail of Cehegin


The Foundation's new headquarters opens Alfonso Ortega (24/09/2012)

The new headquarters of the Fundación Alfonso Ortega, located in the mansion known as' House of the Muses', has opened its doors, in an act which has presented the book 'Four generations of a Spanish family.

The Chico de Guzmán 1736-1932 'by Juan Gonzalez Brown, and has opened the exhibition' Artists Murcia ', with works by Peter Orrente, Francisco García Arévalo, Antonio José Plans and Campillo, among others, curated by Martin Paez Burruezo.

Mayor Jose Soria, the official chronicler of Cehegín, Abraham Ruiz, president of the foundation, Alfonso Ortega, Doctor in History Jose Jesus Garcia and Gonzalez said Brown were the main protagonists of this event, which has been accompanied by family members Chico de Guzmán and personalities from the world of culture.

The book, sponsored in part by the Department of Culture of the City of Cehegín, has been described by Garcia as "an exceptional work, as it is a family biography, a genre that is rarely used in Spain. Reading this book, the reader will desire to recover the history of his own family. "

Abraham Ruiz, meanwhile, clarified that "Gonzalez Brown is author of hundreds of books, some as a collaborator, and wrote the 'Brief History of the Region of Murcia', a great work."

Soria Mayor Gonzalez also spoke about Brown, which ensures that "has always been offering to Cehegín never ask because Cehegín carried in his heart. Indeed, it has been 36 years working on this book," whose cover has been made by the designer Pedro Lopez Chico.

The author also wanted to explain the origin of much work.

"I started writing the book because in the year 76 I found lying on part of the file Mula family Chico de Guzmán. But this is the second part of this biography, because the first part is yet to be written, so far this century XV to XVIII ", said Brown.

Alfonso Ortega, Ruiz says that Abraham "has returned to Cehegín, bringing in their saddlebags all his work", and the mayor said that "since returning from Alicante has been more concerned in making the new headquarters that his own home" has predicted that "we have many expectations for this new cultural live, where, besides permanent exhibition with works predominantly nineteenth and twentieth century, we will make temporary exhibitions with established and new authors.'re also going to give in this new stage a special interest in sculpture. "

Alfonso Ortega Foundation a regional competition held annually paint, worth 2,000 euros prize, and has given his award for 'outstanding Ceheginero' Don Abraham Ruiz and Don Jose Maria Jimenez Pastor Alcazar (the latter, a member of the Royal Academy Alfonso X 'The Wise').

Taurine has also exhibited with works by Mariano Benlliure, Julian Alcaraz or Inocencio Medina Vera, was posthumously honored by Luis Martinez Gironés' The Sacristan ', has given lectures' Cehegín's heritage', 'San Francisco in art 'or' The plaster in ancient Rome ', among others, has published a book on the old hemp industry, has introduced the disc ceheginera Clara Gil, has made a play on Zorrilla, played by Antonio de Béjar, etcetera.

In the Cuesta del Parador, number 19, this is a cultural center, which is celebrating its third anniversary, and aims to become one of the most important of the Region of Murcia.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Cehegín

UNE-EN ISO 9001:2000 - ER-0131/2006 © 2019 Alamo Networks S.L. - C/Alamo 8, 30850 Totana (Murcia) Privacy policy - Legal notice Región de Murcia
Este sitio web utiliza cookies para facilitar y mejorar la navegación. Si continúas navegando, consideramos que aceptas su uso. Más información