Fancy going to a concert, a movie or a photography class?
Every 18-year-old in France will now be able to do so as President Emmanuel Macron promised them 300 euros (365 dollars) each to spend on cultural activities.
The 'culture pass' would be available for two years and accessible via a special app, Macron said on Twitter on Friday, in a bid to reach young people who have been suffering from the pandemic’s fallout.
Vos réponses le montrent : notre richesse culturelle est immense ! 300 euros, c'est désormais ce que recevra chaque jeune à ses 18 ans. C'est le #PassCulture. Faites-le savoir autour de vous.— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) May 21, 2021
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According to the news agency AFP, there are about 800,000 teenagers in France who are currently 18 years old.
France lifted Covid-19 restrictions for cultural facilities, including museums and cinemas, this week.