ERIC Number: ED095288
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Apr
Government Bill on State Cultural Policy (1974:28).
Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs, Stockholm (Sweden).
The Minister of Education and Cultural Affairs presented to the Swedish Parliament a bill on the State cultural policy. In this bill there is given for the first time an overall view of the engagements of the State within the cultural field. It presents proposals for the eight goals of State cultural policy. It also contains a large number of concrete proposals for reforms, which consitute the first stage in a three-year plan for the development of cultural policy measures. The new reform proposals are: assistance to amateur activities, grants to cultural programs of cultural associations, increased support for free professional groups, clearer division of responsibilities within the cultural institutions, stimulation of the regional work of theatrical and musical institutions, a stronger status for the preservation of the cultural heritage, new organization for certain museums, increased support to people's parks and people's houses, a State cultural council to be established, and a three-year plan for State financial contributions. The bill is based on proposals from the Swedish National Council for Cultural Affairs and the 1965 Commission on Museums and Exhibitions. (BP)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs, Stockholm (Sweden).
Identifiers - Location: Sweden