Jose Castro

MADRID, Jun 8, 2010 / FW/ — Spanish designer Jose Castro, along with six other designers from the Euro-Mediterranean sector, was chosen as one of the winners of the first edition of the Marseille “Maison de la Création” fashion grant.

The program is both cultural and technical, with the designers being mentored by industry professionals, with the first training session slated to happen this June. Moderated by Françoise Montenay Jocelyne Imbert, Jean-Jacques Picart and Olivier Saillard, these sessions will continue until December 2010 and thus also allowing a cultural exchange among the winners.

Other winners are Ronald Abdala (Lebanon), Amine Agueznay (Morocco), Baraa (Tunisia), Burgaud Eymele (France), Paolo Errico (Italy) and Alexasander Protic (Portugal).