Rental of cultural spaces becomes subject to licensing of shows – Minister of Culture

Praia, Jun  29 (Inforpress) – The Minister of Culture and Creative Industries announced this Saturday that from now on there will be no rental of cultural spaces without licensing the shows, since there are companies defending the copyright and related rights.

Abraão Vicente made this announcement to journalists after visiting the Cabo Verdean Society of Music headquarters, followed by a working meeting with the president of this entity, Solange Cesarovna.

For the government official, from the moment that there are companies defending copyright and related rights, access to public spaces, which were previously was given for free or rented, will have the obligation to present the prior licensing of each event in the management entities.

Abraão Vicente recognized the work SCM has been doing over the years, respecting international criteria and with the support of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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