The agreement was signed by Minister of Culture of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kyrylenko and Member of the Commission for Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Tibor Navracsi.
Cabinet of Ministers on the meeting on November, 18 approved the text of the Agreement on Ukraine's accession to the European Union program "Creative Europe".
The approximate amount of funding the program from the EU budget is 1.46 billion euros.
The program consists of two sub-programs - "Culture" and "Media", and provides the financial support for projects (in the form of grants for co-financing) in 18 areas, each of which covers separate sector of the activity.
In the first year of the program "Creative Europe" for Ukraine are provided the favorable conditions, including payment of the symbolic sum of entrance - 1 euro for 2016.
After signing the Agreement, Ukraine will assign a coordinating body that would serve as the National Bureau program.