We are fulfilling our commitment and providing the funds with which we will support with 5 minimum wages and social security contributions to freelance musicians in our country at a time of a pandemic.
This was stated by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov during a meeting of the Council of Ministers, the press center of the cabinet announced.
The government approved additional expenditures from the budget of the Ministry of Culture in the amount of BGN 4,267,250 for financial support of programs and projects to support individual performers practicing free professions in the field of music.
The Minister of Culture Boil Banov pointed out during the meeting that the funds will be provided through the National Culture Fund and they will apply for them.
“There are no preliminary lists. Everyone can submit their documents,” said Minister Banov.
According to him, the funds provided by the government are a serious breath of fresh air, which allows musicians to continue to develop their creative activity.