Ministry of Culture and Sport (Spain)

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Ministry of Culture and Sport
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Jose Girao 2018.jpg
José Girao, current Minister of Culture and Sport
Agency overview
Preceding agency
  • Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport
Type Ministerio
Jurisdiction Spanish government
Headquarters Casa de las Sietes Chimeneas, 1 Plaza del Rey, Madrid
Annual budget 1.505.838.910 €, 2009[1]
Agency executive
Child agencies
  • Dirección General de Bellas Artes y Bienes Culturales[2]
  • Dirección General del Libro, Archivos y Bibliotecas[3]
Website www.mcu.es
Headquarters of the Ministry of Culture and Sport

The Ministry of Culture and Sport of Spain is the department of the Spanish government responsible for culture. The ministry was absorbed into the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport from 2011 to 2018.[4]

José Guirao is the current Minister of Culture and Sport.

Estructure

  • Ministry of Culture and Sport
    • The General Directorate Cultural Industries and Cooperation
    • The General Directorate of Fine Arts
    • The General Directorate of Books and Promotion of Reading
    • The Subsecretary of Culture
      • The General Technical Secretary
    • The National Sports Council
      • The General Directorate of Sports

Public organisms under direction of Ministry of Culture and Sport:

List of Ministers of Culture

Awards given out

Established in 1975 and first presented in 1976, the Ministry of Culture awards the Miguel de Cervantes Prize each year to honour the lifetime achievement of an outstanding writer in the Spanish language.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.sgpg.pap.meh.es/Presup/PGE2009Ley/MaestroDocumentos/PGE-ROM/doc/1/3/21/2/N_09_E_R_31_124_1_1_7.PDF Budget of Ministry of Culture (2009) (in spanish)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-02. Ministry of Culture offices (in spanish)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-02. Ministry of Culture offices (in spanish)
  4. ^ (in Spanish) Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado: "Real Decreto 1823/2011, de 21 de diciembre, por el que se reestructuran los departamentos ministeriales." Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte. Official website. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Cervantes Prize | award". Britannica.com. 2014-11-25. Retrieved 2017-02-27.

External links

  • Official site of the Spanish Ministry of Culture (in Spanish)
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