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“Good day to you, well-found all’, ripped Augustine Zamarrón in the cultural Commission of the Congress of Deputies. A minute of silence in memory of the victims before they take the floor the minister of Culture and Sport, José Manuel Rodríguez Uribes.

it Was pending in his speech, the crisis committee of the world of the bull, indignant at the “marginalisation and discrimination” of the Ministry towards the sector taurine: or nuna mention bullfighting or in aid or in the appearances. is “The culture is not censorship” was the motto that flooded the social networks last week, with bullfighters displaying that phrase in their masks, with the hashtagg #MinistrodeCensura. The discomfort of the sector provoked a reaction by the Ministry, they promised that they would meet and that this commission would fill in that discrimination.

on The 14th of march, day in which it declared the state of alarm, were met two months and a day, “which is not a conviction”, but the time since promised the position, stressed the minister. Rodríguez Uribes gave an overview of the acts that then went, and among them he cited his assistance to the delivery of the awards the bullfighting arena and university of la Maestranza , chaired by the King.

After repeating that “we will not leave anyone behind,” said: “culture should be promoted, cultivated, watered like plants beautiful.” Promotion that still has not had news bullfighting, which had only been cited in the criticized measure of nine square metres per viewer, something that it seems could be solved. “We want to bullfighting to become the before possible to the activity”. And focused on who was “with the utmost assurance”, based on mutual respect and freedom. At the end of his intervention he said that in the coming days to meet, Culture and Health care, will meet with the Foundation of the Toro de Lidia to see the way in which the bulls return from the third phase of the desescalada.

Rodríguez Uribes stated that “the professionals of the art of bullfighting have suffered a breakdown economic “. “Think of what they would have course not be able to start the season in march, the suspension of the Fallas, April Fair and San Isidro”, he added. And he continued: “I Am convinced that the autonomous communities and the municipalities will make an effort to help, compensate for or alleviate the harm suffered”. Precisely, the cabinet crisis, bullfighting has met with the presidents of Extremadura and Castile-La Mancha.

“We are committed to the defence of our historical heritage,” he said in general terms. And with their signs of “identity”, between which is located the Party.

as a cultural industry-dependent Fine Arts , mentioned bullfighting among those that could benefit from lines of credit (40 million), loans from the CREATE SGR. in contrast, In other aids and benefits to the performing arts, in which he mentioned the dance, the circus and the lyric, not cited to the bullfighting.

“Has had the courage to mention the bullfighting four times, but leaves the destitute to the more than 9,000 workers in the bullfighting arena”, he lamented in the commission the deputy of the PP, María Soledad Cruz-Guzman. José Ramírez del Río, Vox, reproached him that “he has not taken any action to support the world of the bull”. And thanked that “now highlight the importance of this sector, which receives only 65,000 euro, and brings in tens of millions to the public coffers”.