Spain’s 9.5 million senior citizens can make Tuesdays their movie day, thanks to a new government plan to subsidize cinema tickets for people aged 65 and above so tickets will cost only 2 euros. Part of a government effort to promote culture, the new program, which will have an investment of 10 million euros, will be launched in collaboration with the main associations in the exhibition sector and will help the country’s cultural sector. A year ago the government issued a cultural subsidy to young people in the form of “culture vouchers” to the value of 400 euros. That one-time gift is available to people turning 18, which they can use to buy books, records or tickets for concerts, films, theatre and festivals.

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