And then, on ‘Prinsjesdag’, a bright sun drove away the dark clouds that had previously threatened Panama Pictures and another 70 cultural institutions.

The Minister of Education, Culture and Science announced that an additional 15 million will be made available for the Performing Arts Fund. All those institutions that received a positive advice, but for which the FPK budget was previously insufficient, will still be subsidized for the upcoming 4 years.

Money for Panama Pictures after all. And, thus certainty for the next four years.

We are relieved and happy and can continue with what we love to do and what we do well: making productions with in a unique form*. And perceive our clearly stimulating role for the development of the genre*.

* From advice FPK