Artists will be able to claim financial compensation for their lockdown-related losses


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By José Carlos Moreno | Prague Every day Monitor |

18 August 2020

Individuals in the arts and tradition industries will be capable of apply for monetary assistance which can compensate up to 50 % of the losses sustained through the lockdown brought on by the coronavirus.

A new stimulus, which might assist many expats who have devoted themselves to arts and tradition in The Czech Republic, may be across the corner. The Czech Ministry of Business and Trades has set aside a complete of 900 million CZK to assist theatres, cinema, live shows, festivals, musical clubs, unbiased artists, museums, galleries, and different creatives, who have been affected by the 2020 lockdown measurements, carried by the federal government to include the pandemic of COVID-19.

“The aim of the program is to help cultural entrepreneurs and help them for the costs incurred between October 1, 2019, and Might 17, 2020, for occasions that have been imagined to happen from March 10 to October 31, 2020, but have been canceled or postponed because of the quarantine measures adopted by the federal government,“ states the Ministry.

The individuals in these industries, who have lost revenues in stated dates and for stated reasons can declare as much as half of their losses. The program comes with a restrict of five million CZK.

Should you belong to the artistic group and have been negatively affected by the strict lockdown measures, you might have from the 18th of August to the 18th of September to make your declare for the stimulus/compensation with all relevant documentation. All that you must do is apply by means of the website at