GIS – 21
May, 2020:The round of
pre-Budget consultations for the forthcoming 2020-2021 National Budget, ended with
the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden
Padayachy, meeting professionals of the arts industry and creative sector, this
afternoon, in the Lunch Room of the National Assembly, in Port Louis.
The Minister of Arts and Cultural Heritage, Mr
Avinash Teeluck, was also present at the meeting which saw the participation of
like Mr Jean Jacques Arjoon, Mr Kishore Taucoory, Mr Gerard Louis, Mr Boopen
Doobah, Mr Tristan Bréville, Mr Lewis Dick, Mr Devanand Bungshee, Mr Gaston
Valayden, Mrs Shenaz Patel, Mr Sada Rajiah and Mr Thierry Lebreton.
The recommendations made by artists cover a range
of issues, namelycover a
range of issues, namely:
Identifying an entertainment venue, with affordable
renting rates, where artists can perform and hold their concerts/shows
Reviewing the rates of existing performance
Solving the issue of online downloads of music
Restructuring the national drama festival to
allow for more theatre representations around the country.
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