Spanish Government Makes Decree to Protect Zarzuela As Essential Cultural Touchstone

The government of Spain has declared that zarzuela is a representative manifestation of immaterial cultural patrimony. The declaration ensures the conservation and normalization of the art form in perpetuity. The royal decree concludes a process initiated last July by the Ministry of Culture. “Zarzuela faces many risks and threats, like the scarcity of contemporary works, the dearth of interpreters, the {…}