French Cultural Sector Receives Another €2bn

September 10 2020

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The French Government has announced that it has pledged a further €2bn towards the cultural sector during this period of crisis. It is estimated that attendance in museums has been down anywhere between 40 to 80 percent. This fund in addition to the €1bn it had given to the sector earlier in the pandemic. €614m has been specifically earmarked for institutions such as the Louvre, the Palace of Versailles, Musée d'Orsay and the Centre Pompidou.

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