Winners announced for the Balenciaga window display contest

The competition complemented the commemorative events for the 50th anniversary of Balenciaga’s death in Xàbia.

Tuesday 24th October 2022 – Mike Smith
Source: Ajuntament de Xàbia

On the occasion of the Día del Comercio Local, the Federación de Organizaciones Empresariales de Xàbia (FORXA) and the Department of Economic Development have delivered the prizes for the Cristóbal Balenciaga commemorative window display contest.

Through a popular vote, La Casa del Vino was chosen as the winner, Maribel Gilabert in second place for traditional and festive clothing and Farmacia Salomé in third place. The event, which was attended by councilors Marta Bañuls and Susana Ern, was held at the Municipal Market.

The window display contest linked to Cristóbal Balenciaga was an initiative of the trade associations in a bid to join the commemorative events for the 50th anniversary of the death of the designer in Xàbia and at the same time promote Xàbia trade and give it visibility in social networks and media channels. The action has had the collaboration of the Diputación de Alicante.