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Financial support

Faro Câmara has announced that it has assigned €70,000 of its budget to support cultural initiatives in the municipality during 2011.

Various institutions will be given a share of the funds to support initiatives such as FolkFaro, the Organ Festival and Carnival celebrations, with 37 associations benefiting from the financial help.

A spokesman for Faro Câmara said: “Despite the current delicate financial framework of the Câmara, it was felt that it was important to support local cultural ventures.

“The Câmara believes that these initiatives and associations should be preserved, supported and expanded.”