The municipality has announced Friday which summer events will receive financial support. For fifteen events and festivals, €150,000 will be available this summer. The Hague Pride will receive the largest amount.
In total, the budget in the Municipal Promotion Fund for Small-Scale Public Events is 400,000 euros this year. Festivals like The Hague Africa Festival, the Summertime Festival and the Bunker Day receive financial support but not the full amounts requested. The organizers receive 10,000, 7,500 and 5,000 euros respectively.
Two festivals that receive the full amount they applied for are the North Sea Regatta, which receives €24,750, and The Hague Pride. The Hague’s LGBT event will receive the maximum amount of €25,000.
Source: DenHaag FM