UK government announced it will give nearly $2 billion to help country's arts industry. The money will help theatres, concert halls, galleries, museums and other cultural venues. It will help people who have had hard time during coronavirus. These include actors, writers, composers, make-up artists and support staff. government said money is, " biggest ever one-off investment in UK culture". It added that the cash is , "lifeline to vital cultural and heritage organisations across country hit hard by pandemic". It will help them while their doors are closed.
UK is world famous for its arts. People everywhere know and love cultural icons like Shakespeare and The Beatles. Britain's theatres, museums and galleries attract millions of tourists. government said: "From iconic theatre and musicals, exhibitions at our world-class galleries, to gigs in local basement venues, UK's cultural industry is beating heart of this country." It added: "Our arts and culture are soul of our nation. They make our country great and are centre of our world-beating and fast growing creative industries." money will protect the future of arts.