Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 (Heisei 26) for Agency for Cultural Affairs Determined

years:March 2014

On March 20, the government budget for the fiscal year 2014 (Heisei 26) was passed. The budget for the Agency for Cultural Affairs became ¥103.592 billion, increasing by 0.24%, which is a ¥250 million increase compared to the previous year. The budget is divided into four principal projects as follows: 1. creation and utilization of rich culture and arts and cultivation of human resources; 2. preservation, utilization and succession of Japan’s precious cultural properties; 3. dissemination of Japan’s outstanding culture and arts / promotion of international cultural exchange; and 4. improvement / enhancement of the foundation for the promotion of culture. Major categories whose budged increased in each project are as follows: in Project 1, ¥584 million for ‘Development of Imagination and Creativity of children and young people through culture and arts’; in Project 2, ¥383 million for ‘Radical strengthening of restoration of cultural properties / enhancement of disaster prevention’; and in Project 3, ¥431 million for ‘Implementation of the promotion / exchange of Japanese culture’. (Japanese)

created: 27/10/2021
modified: 15/02/2023 (Update History)
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