The Secretary of Culture of Mexico City confirmed that he paid more than 22.4 million pesos for the performance of the concert Border Group From the past September 15 for him Cry of Independencebut justified that the cost for each of the 190 thousand attendees at the concert was 118 pesos per person.
In an information sheet, the dependency capital He pointed out that the amount paid for the concert is part of the cultural policy of the Government of Mexico Citywhich, he indicated, is based on access to culture as part of the cultural rights of the inhabitants and visitors of the capital of the country.
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“It is important to mention that the amount indicated for the Grupo Frontera concert, offered last September 15 in the Plaza de la Constitución, is part of the cultural policy of the Government of Mexico City based on access to culture as part of the cultural rights of the inhabitants and visitors of the country’s capital;
“The aforementioned concert brought together more than 190 thousand people in the capital’s Zócalo and is part of the activities carried out within the framework of the national holidays of September 15 and 16, 2023, which translates into a unit cost of 118 pesos per person”.
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The Secretary of Culture reported that according to the Secretariat of Economic Development of Mexico City, The activities for the national celebrations left an approximate economic benefit of 7,797 million pesos for the country’s capital in terms of hotel occupancy, tourist arrivals and consumption in commercial premises.
This meant, the secretariat highlighted, an increase in 6.22% compared to last year’s figures, according to the Chamber of Commerce Services and Tourism in Little Mexico City (Canacope).
“Through this series of concerts in public spaces, the right to culture established in the Political Constitution of Mexico City is ensured and the economy of the capital is reactivated,” he added.
(With information from El Universal)