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Acted on May 25, the reduction in subsidies from the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region to many cultural structures continues to create a complex. Denouncing a one-way dialogue, a group of employers’ unions is calling for a demonstration in front of the Region’s headquarters on June 7.
the reduction of subsidies from the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region to some 140 cultural structures in the territory on May 25, the actors in the community are not taking off and denouncing a non-existent dialogue with the regional executive.
Last week, Nathalie Perrin-Gilbert, the cultural assistant for the City of Lyon, which has more than twenty structures affected by the cuts, asked the prefect to examine the legality of these cuts. For his part, the mayor, Grégory Doucet, as a direct call to the new Minister of Culture Rima Abdul-Malak, in effectiveness on his attachment to Lyon.
— House of Dance (@maisondeladanse) June 1, 2022
A demand “maintenance” to pay “explains”
Next week, on June 7, professionals in the sector and employers’ unions will carry out an action “symbolic” in front of the Region’s headquarters explains Joris Mathieu, the director of the New Generation Theater. “The unions have decided to come and demonstrate their contestation of the methods employed in front of the regional hotel. We will request that a delegation be received for finally have an interview that allows you to explain yourself”underlines the one who is also a member of the national office of Syndeac, the national union of artistic and cultural companies.
In an open letter sent to the Region last week and the response remained without, 60 cultural structures denounced the choice of the community to receive some of its subsidies. Today, the open online petition to share this letter has over 2,000 signatures, “including many business representatives”, argues Joris Mathieu. For him, “exceeding Lyon and the Region“and he is”certain that a large number of professionals from the sector will be present” June 7 in front of the regional hotel.
Since the first reductions announced by the Region, Lyon Capitale has written numerous articles on this subject to be found below.