GFDD/Funglode Announces 2016 Awards WinnersFebruary 13, 2017
The announcement of the winners was made by Marco Herrera, Executive Director of Funglode and Catherine Florentino, Director of GFDD/Funglode Award.
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development Global (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (Funglode), announced, Tuesday, February 7, the results of the tenth edition of its Annual Awards for Photography, Novel, Essay, Poetry and Journalism.
The event was held at the Art
Gallery in Funglode. The envelopes with the verdicts were opened in the presence of the lawyer and notary public Cecilia García.
The organizers reported that a total of 104 works was received: 14 in poetry; 7 essays; 67 photographic sets; 5 novels and 11 journalistic reports. Winners will receive cash prizes ranging from the RD$ 30,000.00 to RD$ 150, 000.00. The awards ceremony will take place in March, date to be announced soon.
Rafael Herrera Prize
First Place: The series “Paseo cultural”, by Mayra Pérez Castillo, from Listín Diario. Will receive a statuette; RD$100,000 and it will be published in a book collecting the winners of the category.
Second Place: The series “Era de Trujillo a 55 años”, by Héctor Francisco Minaya Rosario, from the newspaper El Nacional. Will receive a recognition; RD$75,000 and the publication of the
Third Place: Report series “Las Emergencias en emergencia”, byDoris Pantaleón, from Listín
Diario. Will receive a recognition; RD$75,000 and the work will be published.
Mention of Honor:
Coverage on hospitals in the South of the country, by Ana Batista Mateo, from Diario Libre.
“Aislados para salvarse”, by Adriana Peguero, from Listín Diario.
“El Legado de Salomé”, by Carmen Teresa Guzmán, from Listín Diario.
Photography: Abelardo Rodríguez Urdaneta Prize
First Place: “Arcoíris urbano”, by Pedro Farías Nardi. Will receive a statuette and RD$60,000.
Finalist: “Dreams”, by David Soto Matos. Will receive a statuette and RD$30,000.
First Place: “No quiero foto”, by Francisco Fortunato. Will receive a statuette and RD$60,000.
Finalist: “Nuevas minas”, by Nehemías Alvino Castro. Will receive a statuette and RD$30,000.
First Place: “Cero libertad de expresión”, by Danisel Cuesto. Will receive a statuette and RD$60,000.
Finalist: “Plegaria 2.0”, by Nehemías Alvino Castro. Will receive a statuette and RD$30,000.
Audience Award: “Mirada”, by Denny Pérez Matos. Will receive a recognition.
Essay: Pedro Francisco Bonó Prize
No prize awarded
Novel: Federico García Godoy Prize
“Nada humano me es ajeno”, by Hyden
Carrón Namnún. Will receive a statuette and RD$150,000, and it will be published.
Poetry: Pedro Mir Prize
“Presas de la inmediatez”, by Nan Chevalier. Will receive a statuette and RD$100,000, and it will be published.
Jurors by Category
Poetry Award “Pedro Mir”: José Frank Rosario, from the US; Danilo Manera, from Italy, and José Acosta, from the US.
Essay Award “Pedro
Francisco Bonó”: Franklin Gutiérrez, from the US; Soledad Alvarez, from the Domincian Republic, and Cuban-Dominican Luis Beiro Alvarez.
Photography Award “Abelardo Rodríguez Urdaneta”: Carlos Acero Ruiz, Mayra Johnson y Domingo Batista.
Journalism Award “Rafael Herrera”: Rafael Molina Morillo, Mario Rivadulla y José Báez Guerrero.
Novel Award “Federico García Godoy”: Eugenio García Cuevas, from the US; Emilia Pereyra y Pedro Antonio
Valdez, from the Dominican Republic.