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Turning 18? If you are Italian, your govt will buy your concert tickets

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...or books, or museum tickets, or any other culture-related expenses up to €500 ($560). 

Turning 18? If you are Italian, your govt will buy your concert tickets

This is great news and a laudable move to incentivize younger citizens to engage in arts and culture -- and remind them that the arts have a place in everyone's civic life. 

Turning 18? If you are Italian, your govt will buy your concert tickets

The Independent reports that the scheme is going to cost the Italian government €290 million.

“The initiative sends a clear message to youngsters, reminding them that they belong to a community which welcomes them once they come of age,” Tommaso Nannicini, the junior minister overseeing the policy, told Corriere

Bravo, Italy, for this culture bonus -- what a way to invest in your nation's next generation!

Turning 18? If you are Italian, your govt will buy your concert tickets