Xosé Román Escourido Basanta

Birth Place: Viveiro (Lugo)
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He was the priest of San Xoán de Covas and other parishes, Archpriest of Viveiro and diocesan delegate responsible for Sanctuaries, Pilgrimages and Tourism.
In 1995 he was elected honourable member of the residents’ association of Bravos. In 2004 he made the opening speech of Christmas in Viveiro.
When he was 18, he was awarded the second Poetry Prize at the Minerval Feasts at Landro School (Viveiro) and then the ‘Mexillón de Prata’ in Vilagarcía de Arousa in 1970.
In 2004 he was distinguished with a honourable mention at Belén de Begonte Contest. In 2005 he was also awarded the second Journalism prize in this same contest.
He wrote several articles in Pregón, the yearly publication of Easter in Viveiro.