The Ministry of Culture and Sport has despatched a communication to the organizers of the Reggaeton Beach Festival on Tuesday to activate the return of the tickets bought with the Youth Cultural Bonus, after the cancellation of the pageant that was to be held in Madrid on July 22 and 23.
The Ministry factors out that this initiative arises after studying, “via numerous beneficiaries of the Youth Cultural Bonus, that the corporate just isn’t answerable for the return.”
Cultura reminds the organizers that, in keeping with the rules of the Youth Cultural Bonus, the member corporations are obliged to repay the cash by the identical means with which the fee was made.
This is acknowledged in article 7 of Order CUD/987/2022, of October 18, which modifies Order CUD/673/2022, of July 13, which textually establishes: “When, for causes attributable to the adhered entity or, the place acceptable, to its suppliers or service suppliers, it’s unimaginable to ship the cultural product or present the cultural service or exercise, as soon as the corresponding quantity has been paid for the beneficiary, the aforementioned quantity have to be refunded in the identical means by which the fee was made.
The Youth Cultural Bonus card works like a pay as you go card, so the refund of the ticket worth follows the identical course of as with all different financial institution card.
Complaint for abusive clauses
This declare comes after client organizations comparable to FACUA denounced the promoters of the pageant for “imposing abusive clauses that hurt shoppers comparable to limiting and imposing costs to get better the quantity of the cashless bracelet, charging for re-access to the occasion venue or limiting attendees’ entry to meals and drinks from overseas”.
The affiliation has filed complaints with the buyer authorities to sanction these practices of the Reggaeton Beach Festival in places comparable to Madrid (the place the Madrid City Council withdrew their license for safety causes), Marina D’Or, Asturias, Tenerife, Marbella, Benidorm, Mallorca, Barcelona, Santander, Torrevieja and Galicia, as reported by the buyer group.
Cancellation in Madrid
The organizers of the pageant suspended final Friday, sooner or later earlier than the beginning of the occasion, the tour in Madrid after the denial of the license by the Madrid City Council.
The promoters denounced “the comparative damage” and the improvisation of “all the executive procedures” of the Madrid City Council after the suspension of the macro-event, which they known as “unfair” and “arbitrary” in a press release.
In this regard, the promoter criticized that the Madrid City Council allegedly leaked on Wednesday the choice taken to disclaim the license to carry the pageant, anticipating the content material of some administrative acts “that didn’t happen till twenty-four hours later.”
It was then that the City Council communicated to this firm, at first, a decision requiring the correction of small deficiencies, which made, in keeping with the organizer, perceive the feasibility of the license in case of correction, and in lower than two hours, “with out giving time to take care of the requirement, it issued and communicated a decision denying the license and, subsequently, the celebration of the pageant.”
“The leak to the media of the choice adopted has been used to masks a call that has nothing to do with the exercise license file introduced, however relatively with a battle between administrations managed by opposing political events, (Madrid City Council, Getafe City Council and Government Delegation) for the development of the Iberdrola Music venue,” the administration harassed.
For its half, the Madrid City Council upheld its determination that the mobility plan introduced was “incomplete” and there have been “unfavorable stories from firefighters and from the communication of the State Security Forces and Corps that they advise towards holding the occasion”.