Cultural assets, 490 million from the European Structural Funds for five southern Italian regions

The Monitoring Committee of the National Operational Programme for interventions related to culture and tourism in Campania, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria and Sicily took office at the Ministry of Culture in the week of June 10, 2015.

Of the 490 million euro that comes with the PON Culture, about 360 million will go to the protection and enhancement of the approximately 60 large cultural Attractors in the five regions of the South, in line with what was achieved in 2007-2013, while about 114 million euro will go to companies that operate in and promote the cultural sector and cultural tourism and the use of these so-called cultural and creative industries.

The remaining about 16 million euro are committed to growth of expertise and technical assistance.