The Audiovisual Emergency Fund “Sifonóforo” has the support of relevant people in Mexican cinema, for example, directors Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu and Alfonso Cuarón, actress Salma Hayek and actor Gael García. Technical workers who need financial assistance must register on the website of the Mexican Academy of Cinema.
The money is to buy food and finance the creation of artistic projects since due to the Covid-19 pandemic most of the artists are not working. The artists have recorded a video singing the song “Te mando una canción” to publicize the campaign.
Two members of the Jakarta Arts Council started Saweran Online on the Indonesian Dance Network channel. Dancers can show their work on this digital stage and viewers are encouraged to make donations while watching free shows.
The action plan includes 13 emergency interventions which will be valid for six months. These measures include holding weekly online concerts and monthly online theatre performances paid for by the government, as well as supporting virtual art exhibitions and commissioning street art.
An allowance of P2500 (US$ 205) per month has been set aside for premier league football players and all professional artists registered with the Copyright Society Of Botswana(Cosbots) for a period of three months. The allowance will act as a relief grant due to loss of earnings resulting from the…
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