About to finish the year in which they meet 50 years after his death, Dénia wants to continue paying homage to the writer María Ibars, and yesterday, 26 November, the steps of the procedure for naming began, over the next year Daughter Adoptive of Dénia.
For Rafa Carrió, councilor for culture, María Ibars is "fully deserving of this honorary title" because he was able to literaturizar geography and society of Dénia in the first half of the twentieth century.
This news was unveiled during the presentation of the project María Ibars. The work comes alive seuaA compendium of many actions to value the figure of the writer who, although not born in Dénia, was closely linked to it for more than half a lifetime.
Professor of IES María Pepa Ivars Ribes, who is also a member of the organizing committee of the project, explained that they have scored five basic objectives. The first, naming Adoptive Daughter of the City; the second, edit a disc ten poems of his work Poemes de Penyamar, A project that will be released next month and created Jaume Ginestar. As a third goal marked the creation of a book-disk with a didactic application aimed at students of primary and secondary. The fourth objective is the reissue of his work poetic and narrative as it is currently very difficult to find the works of the writer, and the fifth and final deals with the creation of Maria Ibars Interpretation Center, How to complete the project and bring the writer to society in general. The intention is to contextualize the city of Denia and the region with the life and work of María Ibars in a period of great economic transformations.
The macro project María Ibars. The work comes alive seua has brought together the main cultural entities of the region such as the Fundació Baleària, the IECMA (Institut d'Estudis Comarcals), the MACMA and the Ruta dels Riuraus.
All have committed to create synergies and give the figure of the writer the value it deserves for a long time.