Francisco Javier Lorenzo Oroza

Category: Journalist
Birth Date: 19th August 1958 († May 2001 )
Birth Place: Viveiro (Lugo)

He worked as editor in the newspaper La Voz de Galicia, the radio station 'Antena 3' and the magazine 'Caminos inolvidables de Galicia y del mundo'. He directed the news programme at TCN TV and was a member of the ACPE-AS of correspondents of foreign press. He was a reputable correspondent of the Israeli group 'Aurora' in the European Union and represented the Israeli Latin American Institute of Culture for Latin America for three years. He collaborated with the newspapers Jerusalem Post, El Correo Gallego and El Correo Español del Pueblo Vasco. He was on the editorial staff of the weekly paper 'Mundo Hispánico' in Switzerland and collaborated in the Swiss TV with cultural programmes.

 Work & Activities

BOOKS: -Últimas Noticias. -As gaivotas do Cabo Morás. -O porco espiño Xeremías. -A viaxe de Irina. -O paxaro do Danubio. -Una habitación en el Bósforo. -La sierra mágica. He organised the programme 'Libro Forum' on many occasions. The programme deals with visits to schools, working in the books with the readers in Israel and Spain.

 Other Interesting Aspects

He also took part in several meetings organised by the 'Consellería de Cultura' with children in many Galician Schools and Libraries. He got 'Pastor Díaz' Prize (novel) in 1995 and the 'National Statistics Prize' in 1992. He coordinates in Spain the cultural itinerant cycle 'Jerusalem 3000', organised by the Israeli Ministry of Culture. In 1996, he became president of AGI - Amistad Galicia-Israel (Galicia - Israel Friendship) in A Coruña.