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The minister of Culture, is José Manuel Rodríguez Uribes , met this afternoon with representatives of the various estates in the bullfighting arena. In the meeting participated Victorino Martín – president of the Foundation of the Bull, the bullfighter Cayetano Rivera Ordóñez and Juli, Antonio Banuelos -president of the Union of Breeders of fighting Bulls – and Antonio Barrera, as a representative of the National Association of Organizers of Bullfighting (Anoet).

“it Has been a very positive meeting, within the normal they have to have meetings between a minister of Culture of Spain and cultural sector as is bullfighting,” said Victorino Martín.

family Photo – FTL

it Has been a cordial meeting in which the sector taurine has been able to expose their situation after the crisis of the COVID-19 and in which the minister of Culture has shown its commitment and closeness with bullfighting, agreeing with it as an essential part of our culture.

The first topic addressed has been the difficulty on the part of the professionals in the bullfighting arena in order to receive the special assistance grants to the artists of the Royal Decree of Aid to the Cultural Sector through the SEPE . The Ministry of Culture ensures that in the rule are included all public entertainers.

A moment of the meeting – FTL

The meeting has served to clear up any doubts about the drafting of future the Animal Welfare Act , assured the minister that the act does not in any way affect the bullfighting.

According to the note of the Foundation of the Toro de Lidia, the minister has urged the sector to to resume your activity as soon as possible in the safety conditions laid down and provided it is economically viable.

The minister of Culture wanted to frame the meeting within the normal, placing the world of the bull to continue meeting to work on the different topics addressed.