Ministry of Culture and Sport (Spain)

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Ministry of Culture and Sport
Logotipo del Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte.svg
Jose Girao 2018.jpg
José Girao, current Minister of Culture and Sport
Agency overview
Preceding agency
  • Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport
TypeMinisterio
JurisdictionSpanish government
HeadquartersCasa de las Sietes Chimeneas, 1 Plaza del Rey, Madrid
Annual budget1.505.838.910 €, 2009[1]
Agency executive
Child agencies
  • Dirección General de Bellas Artes y Bienes Culturales[2]
  • Dirección General del Libro, Archivos y Bibliotecas[3]
Websitewww.culturaydeporte.gob.es
Headquarters of the Ministry of Culture and Sport

The Ministry of Culture and Sport (Spanish: Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte) 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[edit]

  • The Directorate-General for Cultural Industries and Cooperation
    • The Deputy Directorate-General for the Promotion of Cultural Industries and Patronage.
    • The Deputy Directorate-General for Cooperation and International Promotion of Culture.
    • The Deputy Directorate-General for Intellectual Property.
    • The Deputy Directorate-General for Cultural Cooperation with the Autonomous Communities.
  • The Directorate-General for Fine Arts
    • The Deputy Directorate-General for the Protection of Historical Heritage.
    • The Deputy Directorate-General for State Museums.
    • The Deputy Directorate-General for the Institute of Cultural Heritage of Spain.
    • The Deputy Directorate-General for the Promotion of Fine Arts.
    • The Deputy Directorate-General for the State Archives.
  • The Directorate-General for Books and Promotion of Reading
    • The Deputy Directorate-General for the Promotion of Books, Reading and Spanish Literature.
    • The Deputy Directorate-General for Library Coordination.
  • The Undersecretariat of Culture
    • The General Technical Secretariat
  • The National Sports Council
    • The Directorate-General for Sports

Public organisms under direction of Ministry of Culture and Sport:

List of Ministers of Culture[edit]

Awards given out[edit]

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[edit]

References[edit]

  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.

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