The Cultural Economics Section of the HEA is organising a professional event with Music Hungary to discuss the situation of the cultural sector and the music industry, the COVID-19 induced difficulties, the government assistance provided so far, and the possible directions of restart and recovery including the 5% VAT rate for the cultural sector, taking place on Thursday, 13 May 2021, from 2 p.m. via Webex and HEA’s YouTube Channel.

The first speaker will be Dávid Szilágyi, Consultant of PricewaterhouseCoopers presenting a detailed analysis by PwC experts on the subject, followed by a roundtable session including Szilárd Demeter, Ministerial Commissioner for reforming Hungarian pop music; Zoltán Mádi, CFO of Vígszínház, Board Member of the HEA; Tamás Kádár, Manager of Sziget Kulturális Menedzser Iroda Zrt.; and Balázs Weyer, President of Music Hungary sharing their thoughts with the audience. The event will be moderated by József Birinyi, President of the Cultural Economics Section of the HEA.

Information needed to follow the event live:
Meeting number: 163 155 3865
Password: Music2021