On the draft law on attracting foreign employees in the field of culture

Currently, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation is developing a bill to amend Article 13 of the Federal Law "On the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation".

According to a study by the Ministry of Labor, concert organizations and federal theaters annually attract at least 700 highly qualified foreign specialists in the field of art:

x directors,
• choreographers,
• artists,
• conductors,
• artists.

The expenditure rate will apply to “certain categories of creative workers”, the list of such categories is determined by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation together with the specialized professional community.

At the same time, it is proposed to increase the minimum wage threshold for this category of employees to 83,500 rubles per month.

This bill carries with it the implementation of the tasks of the state cultural policy in the field of supporting international projects in the field of art, as well as fruitful creative exchange and expansion of cultural ties.