Latest progress of Arts and Culture Sector Subsidy Scheme under Anti-epidemic Fund

Home Affairs Bureau,
08 September 2020, Hong Kong SAR, China

A spokesperson for the Home Affairs Bureau (HAB) said today (September 8) that the $150 million Arts and Culture Sector Subsidy Scheme, which was established under the Anti-epidemic Fund, has disbursed subsidies to the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC), nine major performing arts groups, the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society, 34 grantees of the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme, 14 venue partners of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), the Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Le French May, and tenants of the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre and of the arts space under the HKADC, to assist them to tackle the difficulties arising from the COVID-19 epidemic.