The government approves the Concept Document for the Philharmonic, Opera and Ballet

15.05.2018

Today, at the Government meeting, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Kujtim Gashi has proposed for adoption the Concept Document for the Philharmonic, Opera and Ballet, a document which foresees the definition of the normative aspect for these cultural institutions.

The minister, in his presentation in front of the cabinet, reasoned that it is necessary to have policies that guarantee financial independence for cultural institutions.

"From the first day in the leadership of the ministry, we have been committed to advancing the legal framework and designing new public policies that guarantee financial independence for cultural institutions and efficient management of responsibilities; creation of new cultural policies with programs in support of artists and cultural initiatives, restructuring and reorganization of subordinate institutions for culture, promotion of culture and enhancement of cultural communication; education; training and active participation in cultural life”, said Minister Gashi.

The Minister also said he would be committed to creating and developing policies, environment and mechanisms suitable for promoting culture as well as advancing cultural infrastructure in order to create adequate spatial, technical and professional conditions for our artists.

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