The Norwegian artist Otto Jan Solli has handed over €1,500 to the Taller de la Amistad, being the proceeds from the sale of canvases at the recent exhibition of his work at the Municipal Exhibition Hall in calle Cristo. He also donated one of his pictures to the organisation.
The Taller de la Amistad held their annual benefit dinner at the weekend and awards were given to individuals and entities that have helped the organisation throughout the year. These awards started back in 2006.
The Norwegian artist Otto Jan Solli, currently exhibiting some of his paintings at the Municipal Exhibition Hall in calle Cristo, is donating the proceeds of the sale of works, less the cost of materials, to the local charity Taller de la Amistad. He has so far sold eight canvases. A most generous gesture.
Taller de la Amistad are holding their traditional benefit dinner on December 1st at the restaurant Torres de San Juan. Tickets are €25 and the event starts at 21:00.
Nerja Council has approved a motion requesting the Junta de Andalucia to honour its agreements and pay the outstanding debt it owes to the Taller de Amistad, a local organisation working with the mentally disabled.
The Taller de la Amsitad is organising a demonstration in Nerja next Friday to highlight their plight as the Junta de Andalucia’s continual failure to pay its debts threatens to put them in a critical financial position.
The Council is once again going to ask the Junta de Andalucia to honour its commitments and pay the outstanding grants and subsidies relating to the charitable organisation Taller de la Amistad.
The Department of Education and Culture is organising an exhibition at the Municipal Exhibition Hall in calle Cristo for the benefit of the charity Taller de la Amistad and is appealing to local and other artists to contribute their work.
The Councillor for Social Services and Employment, Encarnación Moreno, is again asking the Junta de Andalucia to pay the debt it owes to the Special Employment Centre Friendship Workshop, Taller de la Amistad, which amounts €121,109.
The Asociación Taller de la Amistad held its annual charity dinner on Saturday which was an enormous success and broke the previous attendance record.