On March 12th the 7th Annual report Federculture was presented at the Chamber of Deputies at the presence of the President Gianfranco Fini. The title of the report is “The Culture is useful to the present. Creativity and knowledge for the social wellbeing and the future of the country”. The report is a complete picture of the world of culture in our country and represents a major source of analysis and update on the area of cultural goods and activities. Each year, through studies and new researches, it examines the dynamics and experiences in progress in Italy and other centers of excellence in Europe and the world. The volume, which includes data and indicators, describes the evolution of cultural consumption, trends of supply and demand, winning policies and strategies, as well as obstacles and the many inefficiencies that are still hampering the full development of the sector.