It is hard to define the set of texts included in Capítulos in any particular genre. Although it was awarded in the Poetry category, it is cataloged as a Story. Author Iza Calbo wrote it over a one-month period, encouraged on by the possibility of winning the award.
Cultural ContributionsBraskem Award
Talent and inspiration are not always enough for artists from the areas of music, literature, fine arts and film to make it in the arts scene. In Bahia, the Braskem Culture and Arts Award serves as the support that many of these professionals lack.
Since 1996, the contest has selected the productions of new artists through specialized judging committees, and awards them with sponsorship to launch their works. Each edition of the award generates two new CDs, two painting exhibits, three books and a short film. This initiative serves to promote the emergence of new artistic talents.
Read the story of six winners in a special edition of Odebrecht Informa magazine on Social Action (click here to read).