It is noticed by a poster. In El Rinconcillo “Cante is strictly forbidden”, although more than once (and of two) one has heard one or another, even accompanied by clapping.
It’s because we’re in Andalusia, in Seville, and here our feet, our hands, our throats and all our “feelings” go when someone gets up and it’s hard to stop.
But yes, there was a time when it was “strictly forbidden”, so blunt, and this tile was a sign of place of order. Today it remains as a historical element of this “museum” that is El Rinconcillo.
This measure of Franco’s times was very common and, with it, it was about people not getting discolored through music. For that reason, it was not difficult to see this type of posters in many Spanish taverns and, especially, in the Andalusian ones, where this type of situations was more likely to occur.
They say the exception was sales, in which the municipal watchdog used to turn a blind eye to ease some of the regime’s restrictions. Be that as it may, what is clear is that El Rinconcillo is the heritage of all, that its decoration is marked by its years of history and that, whether or not it is singing, the good atmosphere is assured.