The price of culture has shot up 30%

The price you have to pay today for a cultural experience has jumped considerably over the past decade. The price of a ticket for a cultural event has shot up in comparison with average inflation over the past ten years an investigation undertaken by the daily De Standaard shows.

The cinema, concerts and exhibitions are all far more expensive than a decade ago.

Since 2015 the cost of living in Belgium rose nearly 20%. The price of aticket for a movie or a concert has risen 30% in the same period of time. In some instances prices are up a full 60% De Standaard claims.

In an attempt to target different groups more adequately cultural centres are also diversifying their prices more! This involves charging different rates for different types of cultural experience.