Greek Goverment to Unveil Aid Package for Cultural Sector

Support for art workers has been a trending subject among Greeks on social media over the past week. Now some help appears to be on the way.

A special package of measures is being drafted by the government in order to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the country’s culture sector, according to sources.

The sources said that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the initiative last week, telling Parliament of his intention to pursue “specific measures and specific proposals” in order to reduce the negative effects this summer season on the culture sector.

Due to social distancing rules and the cancellation of many events due to the pandemic, many workers the country’s cultural sector – like many others – are struggling to make ends meet.

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