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Coronavirus: a new platform for cultural and creative stakeholders

Today, the Commission is launching a dedicated platform, Creatives Unite, to help artists, performers and others working in the cultural and creative sectors share information and potential measures more easily during the current coronavirus crisis. Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, said: “The coronavirus is having a devastating economic impact on […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €38 million Swedish scheme to compensate damages caused by cancelled or postponed cultural events due to coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules a SEK 420 million (approximately €38 million) Swedish scheme that compensates companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak for the loss of revenue or additional costs related to the cancellation or postponement of cultural events. Under the scheme, those operators will be entitled to compensation for […]