What is ASIMTAP
An association formed by various governmental and social organizations from Spain, France and Portugal which have a recognized and accredited tradition in popular bullfights celebrations.
What ends pursued ASIMTAP
The objectives clearly described as an association created to "The defense, promotion and conservation of all popular bullfights celebrations whose are part of history, culture and tradition in each country, region or place where they are held, always their organization and development is carried out with respect for animals involved in them".
How can we achieve
Being aware of the difficulties being experienced by the various bulls celebrations that exist today, it has been considered by members of ASIMTAP the prior necessity to create a space for meeting, union and communication of all municipalities and entities involved in one way or another in the organization, development and promotion of popular bullfights celebrations around the world, for that, it has been planned the implementation of the following actions:
- Consideration of each of the members of the association, in its various areas of government action, "the popular bullfights are a cultural heritage, traditional character marking of each place, seeing it as an asset worth of conservation".
- Supporting our partners in the difficult task of preserving, enhancing, maintaining and disseminating popular bullfights celebrations whose are organized by them, in addition to all those who are deemed appropriate to provide support.
- ASIMTAP will be the common instrument of defense, acting as a guarantor of the survival of popular bullfights celebrations, against attacks, which organized, repeated and increasingly, are taking place in today's society from government and public bodies such as associations, groups and media, contrary to our celebrations.
- Ensure to our partners side, it is ensured and promoted the highest respect for the animals involved in the various celebrations avoiding, without cause, abuse or harassment of them, creating the regulatory tools to control and awareness, which are common at all times.
- Implementation of measures aimed at adapting the popular bullfights celebrations to the current social sensitivity, based on respect for people and animals involved in them.
- Preserve the right of participants and fans of popular bullfights celebrations, enjoying on them freely and voluntarily way.
- Promote, organize, collaborate and participate actively in all kinds of cultural and social activities related to the promotion of popular bullfights areas such as: conferences, fairs, exhibitions, conferences, training courses, conferences, essay competitions, painting Photographic, audiovisual, etc.
- Promote the exchange of different bullfighting cultures and bullfights celebrations in the municipalities belonging to the association, seeking coexistence and cordial relationship between fans from different places.
- Co-operation and establishment of relations and agreements with all sorts of associations, public or private entities with similar pursue ASIMTAP..
- Bring together initiatives from their partners to raise the relevant proposals to the provincial administrations and agencies, state or community, in order to improve the different existing laws on the subject, trying to adapt them to the organizational reality of popular bullfights celebrations in every moment and every place.
- Establish comprehensive global negotiations with institutions, professional associations, insurance companies and service companies related to the sector, in order to achieve an adequate costs reduction in the organization of celebrations.
- Creating a bank of goods and infrastructures, which it makes possible, following procedures and preconditions, the exchange and sharing of utensils and equipment between the two partners.
- Implement the communication tools necessary to achieve maximum dissemination of ASIMTAP activities, and all his associates, in a general way, the entire public, and particular way, all popular bullfights fans all over the world.