Amazon Live, do Rock in Rio, It is deprecated in Rouanet

show production 200 guests asking R $ 8,8 million was prevented from raising funds via Rouanet Law.
11/06/2016 12h37 - Updated 11/06/2016 12h37
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The Amazon Live project, initiative production of Rock in Rio, It was prevented from raising funds via Rouanet. The hammer was beaten at night this Thursday(9), during the meeting of the National Commission on Cultural Incentives, or CNIC, Ministry of Culture arm responsible for evaluating the submitted projects. A Rock World, producer of the festival, sought to R $ 8,8 millions.

Second or teacher Amilson Godoy, CNIC holder of the music area and rapporteur of the project, the budget could be reduced to R $ 3,8 millions. As the cut was more than 50%, according to the rules, the project was automatically dismissed.

Amazon Live is a show tenor Plácido Domingo, accompanied by the Orchestra Amazonas Philharmonic and the Amazon Coral. Scheduled for the day 27 of August, You will have only audience 200 guests, with webcast and TV. According to the law, the restrictive character (to be a closed event) It would also be a deterrent for attracting public funds.

Holder of the business sector, Ana Paula Montini claimed that the public restriction undermines the democratization of access. in a statement, sent before the project is rejected, production of Rock in Rio had already disputed the argument:

"Amazonia Live is a project with undisputed cultural characteristics and so was accepted by the Admissibility of Co-ordination of SEFIC / Ministry of Culture, assessing whether projects may or may not be framed in tax incentive mechanisms Federal Cultural Incentive Law. There is no relevance as to questioning at this time if the project is likely or not framing the Rouanet Law, why, otherwise, the proposal would not even be transformed into a project by the Ministry of Culture "

During the meeting that evaluated the projects registered in the Rouanet Law, Rock in Rio was repeatedly cited by another controversial case. In 2015, the production of the festival gave up the R $ 12 millions who hoped to capture through the law, after the Ministry of Culture asked the amount charged for tickets, higher than the price contained in the report.

Source: The globe

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