Cendana's Food Aid set to reach more arts and cultural workers


The Food Aid Programme, driven by the Cultural Economy Development Agency (Cendana), aims to help 1, 500 artists and cultural workers across the nation. Photo: Cendana

With the extension of Phase One of movement control under the National Recovery Plan to curb the spread of Covid-19, the cultural and creative sectors will continue to remain shut.

The ongoing closure of performing arts spaces and the suspension of cultural events - which began in the Klang Valley on May 7 before the implementation of total nationwide lockdown on June 1 - has left the arts scene nationwide verging on Covid-induced collapse.

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