It Pays to be Cultured — Literally

Italian students to be offered money by their government to pursue culturally enriching experiences.

This article, written by Nick Squires, appears on The Telegraph.

Italian teenagers to receive €500 ‘cultural bonus’ from government

Italian school leavers may face the dismal prospect of 40 per cent youth unemployment, but at least they have one thing to look forward to – a €500 “culture bonus”, courtesy of the government.

From next month, every 18-year-old will be entitled to claim the money and spend it on culturally enriching pursuits such as going to theatres, concerts and museums, visiting archaeological sites, and buying books. Read more at The Telegraph…

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