The EU today spends little more than 0.1 percent of what it has on
subsidies for the arts - some €170 million per year. It is less than what
Estonia spends on culture.
And yet, over the first half of the last decade, employment in the culture
sector in Europe grew by an average of 3.5 percent, compared with only one
percent in general.
“Do you feel the wind?” a moderator asked a culture conference. “There is
something going on in Europe.”
To read more go to: http://euobserver.com/culture
‘Culture in Europe’