The City of Arts and TVCB award pupils an end-of-year trip to Valencia

Apr 29, 2006

The IES Rey Pelayo de Cangas de Onís School in Asturias is the winner of the competition entitled “Destination Valencia Year 05/06”, organised by the City of Arts and Sciences and Turismo Valencia Convention Bureau (TVCB). The prize was an end-of-year trip to Valencia for 30 people, from the 5th to the 8th of May, which included a guided tour of the old part of the city and entry to the City of Arts and Sciences.

From the 1st of November 2005 to the 31st of March 2006, the more than 500 schools from all over Spain that took part in the competition had to present their trip Project which had to include a selection of 5 photographs of Valencia and one of the class, as well as a description of the ideal end-of-year class trip to the city.

The jury was made up of representatives of Turismo Valencia and the City of Arts and Sciences and on the 7th of April they chose the competition winner, the IES Rey Pelayo de Cangas de Onís school in Asturias, for their proposal "Si fuera" (“If”).

The visit to the City of Arts and Sciences includes a Workshop at the Education and Research Building of L’Oceanogràfic and a Science on Stage Workshop at the Príncipe Felipe Science Museum.