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#LetUsDance
Posted By : Laura Holness
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Posted Date : July 22nd, 2020
Following the UK Government's announcement of a support fund for the arts, the NTIA today launches the #LetUsDance campaign to highlight the vital importance of supporting the UK's Dance Music industry. The aim is to ensure the government cannot ignore this sector of the UK Arts and Culture where financial support is crucial for its survival.

The government's £1.57bn support package for the UK Arts and Culture Sector does not include nightclubs, events or festivals - all of which are a fundamental part of British dance heritage. Our industry contributes millions to the economy with an estimated audience of over 1.5 billion, yet as a result of the pandemic and government guidelines currently in place, many businesses and venues operating in dance music are unable to open. Without support, many will be forced to close forever.

Here's how you can help show your support...

- Post your favourite picture from a nightclub, dance festival or event with a note supporting its place within UK Arts and Culture. Remember to hashtag #LetUsDance.
- You could also email your MP and join the campaign about the treatment of the sector by the government.

Make some noise and join us in the support of UK Dance Music!
www.associationforelectronicmusic.org

 

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