The referendum of the autonomous process of Andalusia was held on February 28, 1980.
The Statute of Autonomy
The Statute was approved by the election of the Andalusian region in 1981.
Each February 28 we celebrate the festivity of our community.
The Statute of Autonomy is a document that is the most important law for the Andalusians after the Spanish Constitution.
This document guarantees the Andalusians:
Freedom, equality and justice
The symbols of the Community.
La Junta de Andalucía is the institution that organizes the government of the Community. It is made by Parliament and the Governing Council.
Parliament represents the Andalusian people, which is formed by the deputies who are chosen by vote every four years. Members make laws, elect the President of the Community and must control the Governing Council and the President.
The Governing Council is formed by the President of the Junta of Andalusia and his his Councillors in different areas. There are Departments of Education, Health, Labor, Culture, etc.
They should enforce laws and administer the money of the Community. They should allow access to all Andalusians to education, culture and a job. They should also improve health services and roads. In addition to protecting the environment and our heritage, among other things.
The Superior Court of Andalusia judges people who commit crimes.
Andalucía symbols: the flag, anthem and coat.
The flag of Andalusia consists of three horizontal stripes of equal width: green, white and green. The colors evoke the Andalusian landscape, symbolizes the values of peace (white) and hope in the future (green).
The Greek hero Hercules appears between two columns in the shield, dominating two lions as a sign of strength. At the bottom it says: "Andalucia itself, for Spain and humanity".
The lyrics of the hymn was written by Blas Infante (Casares, Malaga, 1885 - Seville, 1936). Politician, historian, anthropologist, musicologist, philosopher, ideologue, and Andalusian writer, considered "Father of Andalusian nationalism http:. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xwwntp91XA
The white and green flag
returns after centuries of war
to tell peace and hope
under the sun of our land.
Ask for land and freedom!
Be Free Andalusia,
Spain and humanity.
The Andalusians want
what we were:
men of light, we gave men