Xacobeo 2021 will be 'Event of Exceptional Public Interest' in Spain

This has been declared by the Minister of Education, Culture and Sport in the Senate, who has also detailed the Action Plan for the Jacobean Year already launched

Fernando Borjas
22/02/2018 18:43
Foto por bocamino16

Foto por bocamino16

The next Jacobean Year 2021 has been declared an Event of Exceptional Public Interest by the Spanish Minister of Education, Culture and Sports, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, this Tuesday in the Spanish Senate. This will entail the application of tax exemptions that entails the special distinction of these events.

The minister and spokesman of the Government has also detailed before the Senate the measures of the Action Plan for the Jacobean Year that the Cental Government launched in 2015. With the application of the same Méndez de Vigo hopes that "the Camino de Santiago, in the Jacobean Year 2020-21, is that cultural, religious, patrimonial and ludic event that dazzles so many pilgrims not only from Spain, but from Europe and the whole world. "

Among the general lines of this plan, the minister highlighted the work for "the cultural revitalization of the Camino de Santiago" with the aim of creating cycles of permanent activities that go beyond the Xacobeo 2021, as well as promoting participation in international networks of the that Méndez de Vigo describes as "the most important cultural itinerary in Europe".

On the other hand, it has been advanced that the Ministry of Culture will apply transversal training programs with the aim of promoting awareness for heritage care as well as improving the signaling of routes and infrastructures, with an important role of digital applications. The government spokesman has also advanced that work is being done on the georeferencing of the Camino by mapping it in a detailed and full way.


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