The game of vote how they want to live in peace and in democracy. As well explained to the actors, Paloma and Ignacio to more than 200 schoolchildren from different centres in Madrid and Ceuta on the morning of this Friday in the Congress, what is that of the Constitution, that it meets this coming December 6 to 40 years. Were these boys and girls of first of the THAT the first that were able to peruse the copies of the newly completed book "The fabulous history of our democracy", edited by Santillana in collaboration with the Congress, on the occasion of the events prepared to celebrate the 40 anniversary. The book narrates as well with bullets and in a simple language in what it's like to have a few rules of the game in daily life that serve with equality for all.MORE INFORMATION How have you changed the families in these 40 years? Secrets of the Congress
Hamza Hamed, 12 years old, a muslim and resident of Ceuta, of first of the THAT of the Institute of Abyla, he was excited this Friday. He traveled on Thursday to Madrid, visited the Bernabéu stadium, the first time he toured the offices of the Senate, and then sat down in one of those seats reserved to their lordships the deputies in the room Lluch of the Congress, one of the largest. There the speaker of the house, Ana Pastor, the director of the publishing house Santillana, Javier the Case of the Cobos, and the writer of the book, Carlos Grassa, we illustrated the reasons for being of that fabulous story of the Spanish Constitution and Hamed understood better in class: "Here, I am interested more because we have seen it more thoroughly and it seems to me important because we understand that we must all defend the same, and not go each one by his side".
Jorge Robledo, of 12 years, also in Ceuta, the Colegio San Agustín, also engrossed in the book and the explanations of the Constitution, the same message: "it seems to Me important for the future of Spain and for each one of us that is not go for free".
Pepe Grosso, one of the teachers of the 12 schools of Ceuta who traveled to Madrid, specialized in Philosophy, stood out as something fundamental to the experience that the children have been able to verify and assimilate as well, in a less theoretical and more directly, the utility of the Magna Carta, Courts, and politics in a democracy: "They will be much better." The boys, in addition, they will identify the opportunity with an after school activity fun.
The presentation this Friday at the Congress of The fabulous history of our democracy, with texts of Carlos Grassa and a graphic design and illustrations by creative studio 'Relajaelcoco' and the illustrator 'Mol', is made with a approach almost of birthday party child. The students had been selected Betxlarge previously in their high schools with contests and although there were also speeches had an intervention theatrical very participatory in the that highlighted the game of how to vote and why. The guys don't hesitate: they called for massively a best menu school, fewer fruits and vegetables, and more pizza. The speaker of the house, Ana Pastor, confirmed that it has not changed so much in these 40 years.
Javier Case, Santillana, took the opportunity to extol the importance of the Congress as the "house of the word, which are pronounced from the respect wherever they come from", in what was the only allusion to the current political climate tense and sometimes dirty which is recorded on occasions lately in the lower chamber. But especially valued the relevance of leave reflected in a book specialized for the younger generations all the advances that have been made in this society thanks to the Constitution and to democracy, and "to know how they have gotten, and how not to repeat failures in the future."
Grassa, the writer of that story, he explained the context, from where it departed Spain, with all the limitations inherited from the ballast of the dictatorship, to think how far he has come up with this slogan summarizes that citizens were given 40 years ago when they voted massively in this Constitution: "we Decided to be free and live in peace." In the text are, of course, the main protagonists of this story, from the king Juan Carlos I to all the presidents and other figures relevant to them: Iniesta, Vidal, and Camilo José Cela, Rafael Nadal, Alaska, Angel Nieto, Carmen Conde, Ana María Matute or Naranjito, Cobi, and the driver of the cartoon: crononauta.
Ana Pastor, which he promoted with Santillana this idea on its 60 years of experience in the world of publishing and teaching, participated in the hall of games vote child, and developed a message teaching to the occasion with two ideas: Spain has changed a lot, for the better and remains one of the best places in the world to be born and live and, above all, the Constitution is a covenant explicit among the spaniards, of any age, sex or ideology to understand.
Sandra Molina, 11-year-old school Dawn of Alcorcón (Madrid), he liked the speech as emotional as Pastor and also the book: "Serve to better understand the history of Spain".