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Creative industries demand decision-makers cancel the devastating cutback on the compensation for private copying

The extensive ‘Älä anna kulttuurin kadota’ (Don’t let culture disappear) of the creative industries, which was started in June, demands that decision-makers maintain the fair compensation for private copying. According to the creative industries, the Government’s decision to cut the funding from 11 million to 5.5 million would be unjustified and devastating for the cultural offering throughout Finland.
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Petition is handing to the Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä. Eicca Toppinen, Virpi Suutari, Hannaleena Heiska, Lintilä, Anne Salomaa and Lauri Kaira are in the row.

Petition of Suomi elää luovuudesta campaign handed to Minister of Economic Affairs

Today, the Suomi elää luovuudesta (In Finland, creativity is life) campaign handed in its petition to Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä (Centre Party). In the petition, more than 4,700 well-known creative professionals and citizens appeal for increasing the appreciation and acknowledgement of the sector: for Finland, creative industries provide opportunities for sustainable growth and internationally significant commercial activities. The signees appealed to the Minister to convert cutbacks into investments and, in the future, place creative professions on an equal footing with other forms of livelihood.
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