ECBN re-publishes and promotes news of the Kompetenzzentrum Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft des Bundes, Berlin (German, Google translator):

“Those who wanted to apply for immediate help for the self-employed and micro-entrepreneurs at the last minute were quickly discouraged – because the huge rush of applicants in some places was followed by system breakdowns and waiting numbers in the six-digit range.

But it is worth keeping up: this cooperation between the federal and state governments has worked well in a very short time. From North Rhine-Westphalia it was reported that 150,000 applicants registered in the first 44 hours and 100,000 applications had already been processed over the past weekend.”

Read the whole information in German here: