The government has drafted rules for the refund of tickets for cancelled concerts and performances

the Russian Government has prepared a decree on the rules of the return tickets for cultural events. This was announced at a meeting of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin with the leaders of culture, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko. The meeting, held via videoconference, was broadcast channel “Russia 24” and the website Вести.Ru.

According to Chernyshenko, in accordance with the decision of the audience will either receive the money for the cancelled during a pandemic event, or use the voucher for this service in case the excursion, a concert or a play is transferred to another date. Voucher viewers will be able to attend the event to another date without any surcharges.

organizations will Have six months to return citizens of means for cancelled events after the release of the corresponding region of high alert mode, said Chernyshenko. According to the Vice Prime Minister, the government is ready to issue a ruling today, if the President gives the command.

the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19 in the hands of citizens there are about 7 million of pre-purchased tickets, said Chernyshenko. Paralysed imposed because of the pandemic of the limitations to the ticket program, he said, was the main source of income of cultural institutions.

At the meeting with workers of culture, Vladimir Putin, among other things, stated the need to include culture in the national recovery plan of the economy and the social sphere. The country returns to normal, the President said, the national plan is being finalized, and the activities of cultural institutions need to consider.