The week Negra of Gijon has completed its twenty-fourth edition with record attendance of audience and sales in bookstores: 43.938 books. However, Queen the same uncertainty that began ten days ago, to the not having been defined its position for the coming year. The week Negra of Gijon has completed this Sunday their twenty-fourth edition with record attendance of audience and sales in bookstores, although the same uncertainty that began ten days ago, to the not having been defined its position for the coming year. Several hundreds of thousands of visitors toured the campus crowded the most varied products jobs and grocery and publishers have been able to sell until this Saturday, 43.938 books, 14.5% more than last year. The latest Semana Negra in Gijon? However, the feeling that this would be the last Black week which was going to perform in Gijon after the change of municipal Government of Asturias forum which ended 32 years of Socialist administration, no it has been dissipated and remains as a sword of Damocles over the most popular Hispanic cultural festival. At the closing ceremony, director, Paco Ignacio Taibo, has housed the local authorities to respond before next September 15 requirements location and funding for the festival, because you can not delay beyond that date a decision on bids that have made other cities wanting to host it. Richard Linklater will undoubtedly add to your understanding. Semana Negra there will be the year that comes, from tomorrow we will start to organize it, but we don’t know where, but we can say that in all likelihood it will be in any city of Asturias, has said. No shortage of suitors Taibo has confirmed that in recent days it has maintained formal and informal contacts with official and unofficial representatives of different cities of Spain and Europe offered to be host of the event. While it was expected that this Sunday the director made in public place of the next edition, the only answer that has been able to give the organization is to stay in Gijon, although if this is not possible due to lack of institutional support will be done on other side, prrentemente in Asturias.
20MINUTOS.es the Foundation Announces 10 scholarships to study with other young people from 80 countries. About 40,000 students in the world, 400 Spaniards, have lived the experience. The call will remain open until January 31, 2013. The aid will allow two pre-university education courses. The Foundation Committee Spanish of of the United World Colleges (United World Colleges UWC) convenes 10 seats with scholarship and many others pay to study the international baccalaureate in any of the 12 centres that has spread over four continents.
Students who finally achieved one of these squares will have the opportunity to study and live for two years with other young people from between 80 and 100 countries. Seats will be awarded according to merit, potential, creativity and social commitment of the candidates. In recent years, Spain has established itself as the number one country in received requests to access the United World colleges. The aid, valued at 47,500 euros each, allow to make the two courses of pre-university education in Canada, United States, Costa Rica, Singapore, China, India, Norway, Swaziland, United Kingdom or Italy. Requirements for applying for one of the seats need to be studying 4 ESO or 1 year of high school, have been born in the years 1996 or 1997, be Spanish or resident in Spain in the last eight years with the nationality pending, have a good academic record and basic knowledge of English. The application form can be downloaded directly on the website and the term will end January 31, 2013. Those boys and girls who do not comply with the requirement of nationality can apply for the scholarship through the National Committee of the United World Colleges of their country of origin.
When selecting candidates, the Committee appreciates, in addition to the notes, potential students and other no less important issues such as his involvement in the problems of the community in which you live, if you develop any creative activity or if they practice some sport. Selection process About 50 students, who must develop a social project will be chosen in the preselection. The selection process will take place in Madrid. Students will have to pass a written test, an interview, a psychological test and exposure of the social project which the student has previously prepared. Half of the students will go to the final phase, which will consist of a group dynamic and another personal interview. Obligations of grantees during their stay in the United World Colleges, these students must devote at least two hours a week to a creative activity; at least two others to the practice of sports, and between three and six hours to the Community assistance programmes. In the latter case, we can examples include teaching English classes to women disadvantaged in La India, collaborate with the service of the United Kingdom coastguard or help in the conservation of a reserve marina in Canada. See more: open request for international baccalaureate at United World Colleges Scholarship
Several agents were trying to take a foreign citizen at a police station. According to the police, he was intercepted by attempting to enter the subway without paying. The outraged the 15-M movement have given another version, consistent in that the police intended to make a raid against immigrants. Dozens of people have increpado this Tuesday to the national police in Madrid of Lavapies district when several agents attempted to bring a foreign citizen to a police station to identify it. A spokesman for the Chief of police of Madrid has ensured that the incident originated when an alien has been intercepted by attempting to enter the subway without paying. It has been retained in the place and the police presence has been claimed. National police agents have proceeded to accompany him to a police station in the neighborhood and to go outside of the metro station have encountered several dozens of people who have them shouting.
At 2130 hours the incident had already been resolved without arrests or other noteworthy elements, According to the spokesman of the headquarters. RAID? Through social networks, the outraged the 15-M movement have given another version (video below), consistent in that the police intended to make a raid against immigrants. A video which it said has been recorded in Valencia Street during the incident and in who sees several dozens of people who shout the policemen outside the neighborhood and we are neighbors, we are not criminals has spread from these social networks. These images are several police cars, but no confrontation. Source of the news: dozens of people require police to exit Lavapies without doing a roundup of immigrants