STORIES & POETRY CONTEST ORGANISED BY THE ASSOCIATION OF STUDENTS ATTACHED TO PUMUO

The University Program for the Elderly of the University of Oviedo (PUMUO) aims to open a space for social participation and participation to a sector of the population that, having free time, wishes to join the learning and continuing education that the university institution can offer. The program is mainly aimed at people over 50 years of age.

Among its objectives is to provide a general university education, to encourage the taste for knowledge and culture, to acquire skills and skills that allow a better adaptation to the accelerated changes of the current society, to favor the associationism and to awaken attitudes of solidarity , Provide resources to improve the quality of life, as well as training for active and recreational leisure.

An educational program that incorporates participatory and interdisciplinary methodologies that combine individualized attention with group and collective dynamics (seminars, laboratory practices, case studies, discussion groups, etc.). And a faculty, with specific training, able to adapt the subjects to the needs of this social group.

The Association of Students attached to PUMUO, convenes annually a Contest of Stories and Poetry. The 2014-2015 Call corresponding to the XII Edition of the Contest of Stories and the XI Edition of the Poetry Contest, was ruled in May of 2015. The Prize of the PUMUO Literary Contest was held on June 2, 2015, in the Building History of the University of Oviedo.

PUMUO 2015
The jury composed by D. Francisco Álvarez Velasco (Professor of Literature and poet) and Victor García Méndez (editor and poet), and acting as secretary, without vote, D. Aurelio González Ovies (Professor of the Faculty of Philology and the PUMUO Program ), Unanimously decided, in Oviedo, at 10.05 am on May 25, 2015, to grant the following prizes:
XII Edition Contest of Report
First Prize: “The Fifth Commandment”. (Pseudonym: Voyages lde L’âme) Author: Olga Rodríguez Vijande-Cuevas
Second Prize: “Where elk is hidden” (Pseudonym: Ruben Witness) Author: Alberto Mortera Fernández
Third Prize; “The Letter” (Pseudonym: Rolex) Author: Juan Grijota Fernández
XI Edition Poetry Contest
First Prize: “When it was still yesterday” (Pseudonym: Malena) Author: Teresa Sánchez Hernández
Second Prize: “Chance” (Pseudonym: J.Q.D.) Author: Alejandro Fernández García
Third Prize: “Childhood”. (Pseudonym: Estrella Marina) Author: Yolanda González Sandoval


AWARDED IN PREVIOUS EDITIONS

PUMUO 2013
The Jury composed by Dona Marian Suárez (Poet and journalist), D. Francisco Alvarez Velasco (Professor of Language and Poet), Victor García Méndez (Ldo. Spanish Philology and poet) and acting as Secretary, without a vote, D, Aurelio González Ovies (Faculty of Philology and PUMUO Program) unanimously decided in Oviedo on May 22, 2013 to grant the following awards.
XI Edition of the Report Contest
First Prize: “A step from your goal”. (Pseudonym: Fauno)
Second Prize: “The Intriguing Suitcase”. (Author: Cancerbero)
Third Prize: The Prodigious Decade. (Pseudonym Orbayu)
X Edition of the Poetry Contest
First Prize: “Gatajazz seeks satellite for nights without October. (Pseudonym C.B.)
Second Prize: Me. (Handle: Remis)
Third Prize: Absence (Pseudonym: Ifigenia)

PUMUO 2012
The jury of the competition formed by D. Victor García Méndez (Philologist and Poet), Marian Suárez (Poet and journalist) and D. Francisco Álvarez Velasco (Professor of Literature and Poet), acting as secretary, D. Aurelio González Ovies ( Professor of the Faculty of Philology, Poet and Writer) who after extensive deliberations unanimously decided, in Oviedo on May 22, 2012, to grant the following prizes:
X Edition of the Reporting Contest
First Prize: “Les hirondelles l`embrassent” (Pseudonym: Coral B)
Second Prize: “Life without anesthesia” (Pseudonym: Mara Ojanguren)
Third Prize: “The table of the clockmaker” (Pseudonym: Queca)
IX Edition of the Poetry Contest
First Prize: “Juventu” (Pseudonym: Kaleidoscope)
Second Prize: “Nothing to say” (Pseudonym: Montgo)
Third Prize: “How Long” (Pseudonym: Carretona)

PUMUO 2011
The jury, composed of Mr. Víctor García Menéndez, Philologist and Poet, Mr. Francisco Álvarez Velasco, Professor of Literature at the University of Oviedo and Poet, and Mr. Aurelio González Ovies, Professor of Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Oviedo and Poet, who acted as Secretary, unanimously decided in Oviedo on May 24, 2011, to grant the following prizes:
IX Edition of the Reporting Contest
First Prize: “Two Lives” (Pseudonym: Sandra Gómez de Gala)
Second Prize: “El Plagio” (Pseudonym: Juana la Loca)
Third Prize: “Whistles concentric” (Pseudonym: Ulises Urbano)
VIII Edition Poetry Contest
First Prize: “From the light” (Pseudonym: Deva and Dobra)
Second Prize: “Looking for that girl” (Pseudonym: Gracia Guimarán)
Third Prize: “After” (Pseudonym: Closed for transfer)

PUMUO 2010
The jury, composed by Doña Marian Suárez, (journalist and writer) D. Victor García Méndez (licentiate in Spanish Philology and poet) D. Francisco Álvarez Velasco (Professor of Literature) and acting as secretary, without vote, D. Aurelio González Ovies (Professor of the Faculty of Philology, poet and writer) decided unanimously in Oviedo on June 5, 2010 to grant the following prizes:
VIII Edition of the Contest of Reports
First Prize: “The leaves burned” Author: Yolanda González Sandoval
Second Prize: “Espejo” Author: María del Carmen Asenjo Solana
VII Edition of the Poetry Contest
First Prize: “By” Author: Teresa Jiménez Suárez
Second Prize: “My children” Author: Julia González Solís

In recognition of the winners in the Contest, the Maria Cristina Masaveu Peterson Foundation presented each winner with a selection of books of Art, History and Literature, of their own edition.

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