Italians celebrating their 18th birthday to receive €500 to spend on cultural items

Last Modified: Sun Nov 06 2016 08:02:38 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • €500
    Amount all Italians celebrating their 18th birthday can be claim from the govt. to be spent on books, concert tickets, theatre tickets, cinema tickets, museum visits, trips to national parks and more.
  • 03 Nov 2016
    Launch of the scheme and will be valid till 31 Dec 2017 (could be extended further). The scheme is an initiative by the Italian government to enrich the lives of its citizens.
  • €290 million
    The move will cost the Italian government, but parliamentary undersecretary Tommaso Nannicini, who spearhead the scheme, believes it is money well spent.