This manifesto argues for the importance of cultivating the fine arts in the education of children and their relationship with the cultivation of intelligence. Poetry, music, drawing, painting, and philosophy transmit Beauty, which is inseparably linked to reason and truth. Teachers must know how to use knowledge to light a flame in the minds and souls of their students, and how to transmit to the them the sacred fire of culture. To keep this flame, which is the search for Beauty, burning, the fine arts are essential.
Please, cite this article as follows: Campo Baeza, A. (2021). La Belleza necesaria. Manifiesto a favor de la Belleza en el sistema educativo | The vital Beauty. A manifesto for Beauty in the education system. Revista Española de Pedagogía, 79 (278), 95-101. https://doi.org/10.22550/REP79-1-2021-02