Friday, 21 January 2022

Culture Ministry Approves HRK 410,000 to Support Book Stores

ZAGREB, 21 Jan 2022 - The Ministry of Culture and Media has approved HRK 410,000 (€54,600) in support of book stores as part of a call to finance public needs in 2022, the ministry said in a press release on Friday.

Ten book stores applied for funding for literary programs and the ministry has decided to co-finance nine beneficiaries.

The highest grant of HRK 75,000 (€10,000) )will go to the Giardini2 book club in Pula.

The funds are granted to help pay for guest appearances by authors and translators, book signing events, programs to promote reading, workshops, and book clubs.

Book stores can also apply for entrepreneurship programs for cultural and creative industries and for a public call for awards for the best book stores and antique book shops.

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