French media report about the serious financial difficulties the lyric festival Chorégies d’Orange is facing despite a significant increase of visitors. The actual deficit is close to €1,5 million, and no bank seems willing to grant the festival a loan. Since the festival is auto-financing its activities by 80%, General Manager Jean-Louis Grinda has asked the public institutions to increase their funding. This looks however a bit optimistic, given the current austerity measures.

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