The International Perfumery Contest, was held in person, with strict safety and health measures. This was a successful event, leaving behind sweet fragrant memories.
Thanks to the historical collaboration of the Beauty Cluster Barcelona with Ainea Perfums and the Teià City Council, the awards ceremony of the III International Perfumery Contest (Mouillette d’Argent) was held. This delivery takes place, since 2018, within the framework of the Maridatge dels Sentits at Teià.
A total of 65 perfume creatives from 15 countries have entered the contest in this edition, of which 39 have managed to overcome the international limitations derived from the pandemic and send their 48 creations to the jury in charge of evaluating them. 12 best perfumes were chosen. The perfumes each year must be around a specific note, with pepper being the protagonist in 2019. The jury award-winning perfumer, chaired by the master perfumer D. Rosendo Mateu, was Pepper & Pear by Julia Rodríguez Pastor.
The perfume chosen by the general public, who have been able to smell the perfumes in different cultural spaces in Teià or shops in Barcelona such as Las Topettes or Isidro Cosmetics Shop, was Agartha by Sandra Lucas Haro. The jury was made up of master perfumers, sommeliers, creatives, artists and specialized media such as Beautyprof.
The president of the jury also announced during the gala the olfactory note of the 2021 edition of the contest : violet.
In addition, within the framework of the BOW, prizes were awarded to students from different design and art centres who, within the “Creative Talent and Company” program of the Generalitat’s Department of Education. The students have designed the best packaging for the winning perfumes of the contest and three other challenges launched by the organization of the Maridatge dels Sentits.
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