The density of events - concerts, festivals, cinema premieres - has increased significantly in recent weeks. But the audience is missing in many places, as reported by Zahn. Advance sales are “very bad”, especially for smaller and medium-sized events. The organizers would have to hope for the box office - which sometimes works out. The music council of North Rhine-Westphalia complained that the halls often remain empty.
Price increases: State Music Council: Energy costs add to the culture industry
According to the NRW State Music Council, rising energy costs are making the already difficult situation in the cultural sector even worse.