April 14, 2021

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LA JORNADA – The United Kingdom is providing $ 550 million to reopen the cultural sector

London. The British government has announced it will provide around 400 400 million (0 470 million, $ 550 million) to reopen 2,700 cultural institutions affected by epidemics imprisoned, such as the Glastonbury Festival.

The aid comes from the Cultural Preservation Fund, which is being urgently mobilized by the government for the cultural sector, amounting to 1, 1,570 million (1, 1,850 million, $ 2,117 million), according to the Ministry of Culture.

The fund has already “helped thousands of cultural and heritage protection organizations across the country escape the greatest crisis they have ever faced,” he underlined with Culture Minister Oliver Dow.

“Now we are on their side as they are getting ready to welcome the public again,” he added.

Museums, theaters and theaters will not reopen until May 17, according to a roadmap set by the government to get out of jail.

New recipients include the National Football Museum in Manchester, the Transport Museum in London, independent cinemas and the Glastonbury Festival.

The festival was canceled for the second year in a row due to the epidemic, but the organizers announced a grand concert on May 22, without an audience, but aired, with performances by several artists such as Goldfly.

The five-hour virtual show, recorded at the festival’s regular venue in the southwest of England, will feature Damon Alburn, George Smith, Heim, Wolf Alice and Michael Giannuca. People.

Cultural sites in the UK are closed. The country, which has been the hardest hit by the epidemic with nearly 127,000 deaths, began to gradually emerge from control for several months in March, with cases, hospitalizations and deaths declining due to the prison and vaccination campaign.

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