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The simplification of procedures for opening in theaters cafes and retail outlets will bring in agencies more visitors. This was stated by the portal “the Future of Russia. National projects,” the Director of Department of state support of art and folk creativity Ministry of culture Oksana Kosareva.
“This is a very relevant and necessary initiative… We know how popular the children and their parents enjoy theater snack bars,” said Kosareva.
According to her, the project was prepared by the Ministry in the framework of the national project “Culture”. It involves making changes to the regulations on the theatre in Russia, thanks to which theaters will have the right to conclude contracts for paid services with operators of public catering and trade. While such agreements will not require bidding and agreement with the founder.
As noted by the Director of the Department, as a result, the theatres will improve efficiency and increase the quality of customer service. “It could be more area under food or lower prices for products due to more favorable lease terms and monitoring of charge”, — said Stepanenko.
She added that the involvement of audience in the theatres will also promote the upgrade of infrastructure. So, by the end of 2024 40 children’s theaters planned to carry out reconstruction and major repairs, said the official.
The national project “Culture” was approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin and should be completed by 2024. It includes three Federal programs: “Cultural environment”, “Creative people”, “Digital culture”, which in total is planned to allocate 113,5 billion. In particular, the project involves the increasing of the attendance of cultural institutions by 15 percent, as well as the creation and reconstruction of about 500 cultural and leisure facilities in the countryside.
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