They are all going through mentally difficult times which are full of stress but not much money. Actors, musicians, directors, and writers, to name a few professional groups in the creative industries, have lost their incomes owing to the coronavirus.
But as soon as they decided to make their voices heard by the government, a proportion of the public protested, seeing them as wealthy and spoiled celebrities. When the government introduced the first package of support, it excluded culture. Hence, people working in the creative industry are waiting to see what the new package of measures, which Culture Minister Natália Milanová (OĽaNO) is to negotiate, will turn up.