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Update #4, March 25 2020

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Germany Has Rolled Out a Staggering €50 Billion Aid Package for Artists and Cultural Businesses, Putting Other Countries to Shame

“Artists are not only indispensable, but also vital, especially now,” says the country’s culture minister.

Press Statement of  Monika Grütters, German Minister for Media and Culture (german)