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XUNTA OF GALICIA

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PARLIAMENT OF GALICIA

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THE PARLIAMENT OF GALICIA
The Parliament of Galicia is a regional institution with different functions. It has got the power to govern most of political aspects, for instance: Education, Health system, Communication, Taxes, Transport, etc.
The project of Constitution for the Galician State of 1.882 - 1.887 described a most extensive series of functions of the Regional Assembly.
Galician House of Parlament


MASS MEDIA
Press: It´s the least advanced sector. Without daily press, but many pages in journals and newspapers have been written in Galician language during the last years .
Radio and television: "Radio Popular of Lugo" and "Radio Popular of Vigo" hasve broadcast in Galician language since 50´s.
Since year1984 we have had our own mass media: "Galician radio" and the "Galician TV"


CULTURAL PRODUCTION:

Literature Since 1983 the amount of books published in Galician language has increased. Galician publishers were founded such as: "Galaxia", "Xerais", "Fontel"...
Prizes of literature started to be awarded: "Cidade de Lugo". Novel prizes: "Xerais", "Merlin children´s literature" etc... Last year, due to pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, the prize "Iacobeus" was founded. It´s an international prize .
Theatre: It´s the most advanced sector. In 1986 the "Galician Dramatic center was founded". We also have festivals, shows and copetitions such as:"Children´s theatre show" and "Xeración Nós" (Generation Nós)

Cinema: There are not many Galician films. Films are made with the assistance of our "Regional Governmet".


Some films made are: "Sempre Xonxa", and "Urxa".
One of the first and most famous
films in Galician language
Music: There are a lot of singers and bands that appeared during the 60´s and 70´s: "Milladoiro": they play Celtic music. some groups like. And of different types of music: Ana Kiro, Xurxo Vaamonde, etc... New styles:"Os Diplomaticos" and "Luar na Lubre". A famous piper of international fame like: Carlos Núñez.



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