The future of the summer festival season and other steps of the Czech Ministry of Culture
The way of distributing the set of measures, the importance of mapping of the current state of the cultural sector, unclear prospects for the summer festival season, more money for literature – Lubomír Zaorálek, the Minister of Culture, presented ongoing measures of the Ministry of Culture in the broadcast of Czech Radio Vltava on 22 April.
Survey on the impacts of the coronavirus on the cultural sector
Jakub Grosman from the Arts Management Department at the University of Economics presented the development of the research on the state of the cultural sector in association with COVID-19 in the broadcast of Czech Radio Vltava on 21 April.
New campaign of the National Theatre Drama
The National Theatre Drama has launched the campaign #kulturajenarod. It is a series of streamlined discussions, taking place every Thursday on the stage of the Estates Theatre. They deal with theatre and culture in the time of the coronavirus and the aftermath. You can watch it on the National Drama YouTube channel. The first discussion took place 23 April at 6 p.m., with Lenka Havlíková, the director of the X10 Theatre in Prague, Martin Glaser, the director of the National Theatre, and Petr Michálek, the director of the Municipal Theatre in Zlín. The topic of the discussion was the restart of the theatres after the quarantine, with Marta Ljubková, the chief dramaturge of the National Theatre Drama, as the moderator. Details here.
Microsite for music authors, publishers, and music users
The OSA (Ochranný svaz autorský) brings a list of useful information and advice that can help get savvy about the current state and handle it better. Information (available here on the special microsite) focus on compensations of the already paid fees in the period of the state of emergency, and the help from the EU aimed at those represented by the OSA.