The International Council of Bullfighting Cultures is born in Madrid with 8 nations: the very important coordination for the protection of Bullfighting | EUROtoday

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The entities accountable for the promotion and protection of bullfighting within the eight bullfighting nations have constituted the International Council of Bullfighting Cultures (CICULT) and signed a collaboration settlement.

This morning, the Antonio Bienvenida Room in Las Ventas hosted the presentation ceremony of the settlement with the representatives of the eight nationwide entities. Several personalities from the world of tradition and bullfighting and likewise followers from everywhere in the world attended the occasion.

The entities that promote and defend bullfighting cultures within the eight nations by which bullfighting is a cultural manifestation have been assembly for greater than 4 years to share initiatives and experiences within the promotion, dissemination and protection of the cultural freedom of pros and, above all, of amateurs.

After this lengthy and fruitful interval, they’ve joined forces and formalized their collaboration pact by way of the structure of the International Council of Bullfighting Cultures (CICULT).

Las organizations that signal the settlement They are the Bullfighting Bull Foundation of Spain, Observatoire National des Bullfighting Cultures of France, Protoiro of Portugal, Mexican Bullfighting, Cultural Liberty Corporation of Colombia, Bullfighting Cultural Association of Peru, National Union of Traditional Shows of Ecuador and Venezuelan Bullfighting Association.

For Victorino Martínpresident of the Toro de Lidia Foundation, the settlement “is very positive and serves to strengthen ties, solve problems and have a brotherhood among all, which gives greater understanding and protection.”

Felipe Negret, president of the Cultural Freedom Corporation of Colombia, assured that we have to continue giving an identity to a block. In Colombia, the people celebrate the Festival as a fundamental part of cultural identity and that is why we must stay united.”

The Franks Andre Viard, representing the Observatoire National des Cultures Taurines of France, said: “We hope that everyone becomes aware that we must act and that this is a starting point to coordinate the defense, which is greatly needed in some countries.”

The Portuguese Bright MileiroProtoiro's spokesperson, highlights that It is a historic agreement. This is the beginning of the path, but the most important thing is that we talk together about the culture as diverse but as unique as bullfighting.”

On behalf of the Bullfighting Association of Peru, Pablo Gomez de Barbieriwhich pressured that, with this settlement, “we all defend bullfighting because culture and freedom of cultural expression are fundamental rights of human beings.”.

The Mexican Manuel Sescosse commented that This agreement helps us to continue in defense and united with the rest of the bullfighting world we will make better efforts to have better results“.

Santiago Aguilar, of the National Union of Traditional Entertainment of Ecuador, concluded the occasion by stating that “The biggest significance of this settlement is to realize the definitive restoration of the problems from a authorized, communication, authorized, environmental and social perspective.”