Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 (Heisei 27) for Agency for Cultural Affairs Determined

years:April 2015

On April 9, the government budget for the fiscal year 2015 (Heisei 27) was passed.  The budget for the Agency for Cultural Affairs became ¥103.792 billion, increasing by 0.2%, which is ¥200 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 budget increased in each project are as follows: in Project 1, ¥933 million for ‘Cultural Program for 2020’; in Project 2, ¥567 million for ‘Establishing the Strategic Plan for Integrated Use of Cultural Properties and Promotion of Tourism’; in Project 3, ¥637 million for ‘Implementation of the promotion/exchange of Japanese culture’; and in Project 4, ¥560 million for ‘Enhancement of the functions of national cultural facilities’. (Japanese)

created: 27/10/2021
modified: 12/12/2023 (Update History)
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