Urtasun affirms that one in every of his priorities is “to protect Catalan” and regrets that younger individuals use it much less | EUROtoday

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The Minister of Culture, Ernest Urtasunhas acknowledged that one of many priorities that the Ministry has is “protect Catalan”and has expressed concern concerning the decline in social use which ensures that it passes via the tongue.

In statements this Tuesday on the stand of Saint George of the Commons, has regretted that Catalan “among young people between 18 and 34 years old, it is only used regularly by one in four young people”, which is why he has defended its promotion.

He highlighted that the Ministry has opened requires assist for literary creation within the official languages ​​of the State and within the statutory ones, and has additionally recalled that it has agreed with the Minister of Culture of the Generalitat, Natlia Garriga, the creation of “a group of shared work between the State and Generalitat for the promotion of creation in Catalan”.

Urtasun has additionally highlighted that in September 2025 a world summit will probably be held in Barcelona that may carry collectively 150 ministers of tradition from world wide: “It will be a great meeting and we have managed to agree with UNESCO that Catalan will be the language of use”, after which has insisted that the Ministry is totally devoted – he mentioned verbatim – to the promotion of Catalan.


He additionally assured that Sant Jordi exhibits that Catalonia is “a country of culture”and has celebrated that increasingly more is being learn, in line with the studying knowledge that he just lately introduced in Congress.

“Above all, young people and women read more and more, but this country reads a lot and we are a country of culture,” and added that this Diada additionally exhibits that shared tradition is healthier loved.

He has thanked the booksellers, publishers, the individuals who have arrange stalls and all the general public providers that “make such an extraordinary day” attainable. Saint George.