Greek austerity cuts threaten arts

Financial crisis is having a crippling impact on the heritage of the culture rich country.

    Although Greece is one of the European Union's poorest countries, culturally it is one of the richest.

    But the country's debt crisis is having a crippling impact on the arts.

    The cash-strapped Ministry of Culture has cut funds to major culture centres.

    Al Jazeera's John Psaropoulos reports from Athens.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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