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The NSW Government through Create NSW is supporting 70 recipients with more than $650,000 funding as part of initiatives specifically targeted to the small to medium sized arts and cultural sector impacted by COVID-19.
Park Jong-kwan, 61, chairman of Arts Council Korea, tightened his belt. It will be used to help the Corona 19 victims by reducing the cost of operating the institution.
The Government has decided that the Swedish Arts Council will allocate an additional SEK 15 million to the stage composers to mitigate the financial consequences for the operations as a result of the new corona virus.
Australia's arts sector will get access to $250 million worth of grants and loans under a COVID-19 recovery package unveiled by the Federal Government.
The Australia Council has welcomed the announcement of an industry specific support package for the cultural and creative industries.
The temporary art support scheme for artists with combined income has been extended by one month and can now be applied for until August 8, 2020. This applies to both the scheme and the application deadline.