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Protests Stepped Up in Defence of Culture Ministry

Ljubljana, 7 February - Culture workers stepped up their protests against the folding of the culture portfolio into a much bigger ministry under the incoming government on the eve of Culture Day, with calls for a boycott of the official ceremony at which the top national prizes for artistic achievement will be handed out tonight.

Ljubljana
A protest against abolition of independent ministry of culture organised by the Coordinating Committee for Culture (KOKS).
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
The trade union of culture workers stages a rally to protest the scrapping of culture ministry as an independent government department.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
A protest against abolition of independent ministry of culture organised by the Coordinating Committee for Culture (KOKS).
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
The trade union of culture workers stages a rally to protest the scrapping of culture ministry as an independent government department.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
The trade union of culture workers stages a rally to protest the scrapping of culture ministry as an independent government department.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
The trade union of culture workers stages a rally to protest the scrapping of culture ministry as an independent government department.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
The trade union of culture workers stages a rally to protest the scrapping of culture ministry as an independent government department.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
The trade union of culture workers stages a rally to protest the scrapping of culture ministry as an independent government department.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
The trade union of culture workers stages a rally to protest the scrapping of culture ministry as an independent government department.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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