117 old artists supported monthly VND 1.5 million

People’s Committee of HCMC recently approved to support old disadvantaged artists.

The committee has chosen 117 artists over 70 years old to receive a monthly support of up to VND 1.5 million per person. Funding will come from the city’s budget planned by the finance department.

The support originated from a proposal by HCMC Union of Literature Art Association.

Minh An –Translated by Thanh Tran

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