Isn't combating poverty more important than art? Can we justifiably channel sparse development funds into culture? Culture is not only an instrument: it is a goal in itself. However, that does not change the fact that art and culture can be a means for improving the quality of life. Cultural traditions and cultural heritage attract tourists. Cultural projects create jobs and generate income.
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