German Bundestag approves 9% increase in arts spendingmain
The culture minister Monika Grütters has secured a huge spending increase next year, upping the federal arts budget to 1.8 billion Euros.
Among other beneficiaries, the Berlin Philharmonic and the Berlin opera houses will receive a one-off boost.
‘I am grateful for this signal of confidence in culture from members of parliament,’ said Grütters.
So are we.