Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Abgesagtes Strauss-Festival: Minus EUR 220 000 | Garmisch-Partenkirchen

No income, but big expenses: of The market Garmisch-Partenkirchen for the Richard-Strauss-Festival had to be cancelled due to the Corona pandemic, at the expens

Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Abgesagtes Strauss-Festival: Minus EUR 220 000 | Garmisch-Partenkirchen

No income, but big expenses: of The market Garmisch-Partenkirchen for the Richard-Strauss-Festival had to be cancelled due to the Corona pandemic, at the expense of 222 000 euros sitting. Also, because you had not entered into any default insurance.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen Richard-Strauss-Festival for Garmisch-Partenki more and more to a financial bottomless pit. The festival in honor of the world-famous composer 2019 closed with a Minus of more than 100 000 Euro, so the market for the Festival in 2020, the canceled, the district office due to the Corona pandemic six weeks prior to the Start, now even at the cost of 222 000 euros to sit remains.

No income, but big expenses. Up to this point Partenkirchen payment was received Garmisch-obligations in the amount of 847 000 euros. Dominik Sedivy, the head of the Richard-Strauss-Institute, called the Thursday session of the municipal Council of the red Numbers. "On bad news, the next one follows," said Anton Hofer (Garmisch+Partenkirchen to each other). The shortfall does not need a lot on your shoulders alone, the congregation of the free state of Bavaria, said the grant in the amount of 225 000 euros pay-off. The Reason For This? "By the cancellation of the grant is not achieved purpose," says Sedivy. The market would have cancelled the Festival itself, would have been charged to the Gemeindeetat with 587 000 euros even worse.

Hofer, suspects that the back is growing support in the population in the light of the new deficit "straight". Alexandra Roos-Teitscheid (Green) called on the state government to help. It you do, "stinking fool that we stand alone". Her appeal was also directed to Florian Streibl, leader of the Free voters in the Parliament and as well as Ex-Minister of state Dr. Thomas Goppel, an avowed Straussianer, as well as to the Artistic Director Alexander Liebreich. You should have your ties and your good wire to the Maximilianeum use, in order to achieve a financial relief for Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the zuschießt with 330 000 Euro most of the money to the Almost-million-Euro-budget. Roos-Teitscheid: "I expect Partenkirchen a commitment to Garmisch-Partenkirchen." Mayor Elisabeth Koch (CSU) made of hope that this could succeed. "The will is there." This week, a conversation should take place.

Across all party lines, the councillors wondered why it had failed, a failure insurance that could step in now. You gave the example of Oberammergau. The organizers of the Passion had secured at the time of Munich Re against all eventualities. Not only cover financial losses due to terrorist and other damaging events, but also through Pan - and epidemics. "Because no one has thought of," says Sedivy. Cook was "surprised, as I know of it". You said Sedivy, who organized with his Team to the Festival in large Parts of every debt. "He can't help it."

A Person, in whose jurisdiction the insurance would be like, could the management at Tagblatt-request not name. It refers to other. "No Festival is known, has entered into such a contract," said city hall spokeswoman Ute Leitner.

Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 13:33

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