World Brexit: London wants an agreement with each EU country for the free movement of artists
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Since the Brexit of December 31, 2020, British artists can no longer circulate in the European Union withoutCULTURE - Since the Brexit of December 31, 2020, British artists can no longer travel in the European Union without
visas To allowartists to travel without visas in , because , the government of Boris Johnson wants to find agreements with each of the 27 EU member states separately.
At the end of a transitional period of its exit from the European Union, on December 31, 2020, the British governmentwas strongly criticized for not having negotiated teams as part of a free trade agreement with the EU.
Sir Elton John calls for help for young musicians amid EU touring row
Sir Elton John has called for a "short-term fix" to make it easier for British musicians to tour in Europe after they were left out of a Brexit trade deal and the cost of visas may prove too expensive for artists to tour in the EU.The 'Tiny Dancer' hitmaker has spoken out after musicians were left out of the Brexit trade deal, meaning they may have to acquire visa for every European country they wish to perform in, a policy which critics fear mean may lead to such a large rise in costs, artists will be unable to afford to play in the EU.
An agreement of the 27 countries "very complicated"
Addressing a parliamentary committee, the Secretary of State for Culture, Caroline Dinenage, declared that if "the door remains open" to further discussions with the EU, reaching a solution for the 27 as a whole would be "very complicated". She felt that the British government would have a better chance of success with "negotiations with individual states". “The biggest problem is the issue of work permits and this really falls within the competence of individual Member States. And that’s why we’re focusing our work on this, ”added Dinenage.
MEPs heard testimony from industry representatives who painted a grim picture of their future if travel within the EU was not made easier. "I think the negative impact of Brexit on the creative industries and in particular on independent (artists) has become even more brutal," said Deborah Annetts, CEO of the Incorporated Society of Musicians.
Symphonie pour la vie (France 3) - Anne-Elisabeth Lemoine: "It's a win-win, for the Yellow Pieces and for the artists"
This Wednesday February 10, France 3 is broadcasting the "Symphonie pour la vie" evening "to support the Yellow Pieces operation organized by the Fondation Hôpitaux de Paris - Hôpitaux de France. Surrounded by many artists who came for a good cause, Anne-Elisabeth Lemoine tells us about the importance of such an event in this difficult period.
"Make a choice between being British or a musician"
"It’s now a crisis. We believe there has to be a discussion between the government and the European Commission, ”she added, highlighting the dual impact of Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic on performers.
"We hear testimonies from people who say things like: 'I have the impression that I have to make a choice between being British or a musician" ", also declared Paule Constable, member of the freelance collective Freelancers Make Theater Work.visas for music professionals and artists has gathered more than 280,000 signatories.
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