Workers and supporters of about 20 social-cultural
outside the Flemish Parliament in Brussels
on 13 June against advice received by culture
minister Joke Schauvliege that would see
eight of the 20 organisations in the sector
lose their subsidies.
“You can’t carry out
a dynamic policy with a package like this;
this is peanuts,” commented Patrick De
Wit of neighbourhood social platform De
Vieze Gasten in Ghent. Other organisations
involved included the Brussels Zinneke
Parade and the Tutti Fratelli artistic
platform of Antwerp.
(June 20, 2012)