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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Hanoi plans cultural industry development to 2030

Updated: 14:57’ - 09/06/2017
Hanoi will prioritize the development of cultural industries toward professionalism and modernity to make full use of the city’s advantages as a leading political, economic and cultural center of the country.

Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on May 29 signed Plan No. 112/KH-UBND on implementation of the strategy on development of Hanoi’s cultural industries by 2020, with orientations toward 2030__Photo: Internet

This is one of the objectives set fourth in a plan issued by the Municipal People's Committee on May 29 to specifiy the implementation of the Strategy on development of Hanoi’s cultural industries by 2020, with orientations toward 2030.

The plan emphasizes that cultural industries, including advertisement, architecture, software and entertaining games, handicrafts, designing, cinematography, publication, fashion, performing arts, fine arts, photography and exhibition, television and broadcasting, and cultural tourism, will be developed on the basis of creativity and innovation, science and technology, and intellectual property rights while making the fullest use of economic aspects of cultural values. In the near future, these industries will become important sectors with great contributions to economic growth and job creation in the capital city.

To this end, Hanoi will diversify and improve the quality of cultural products and services and on that basis build and develop some cultural product and service brands with priority given to those in which the city has advantages and potential such as cinematography, performing arts, advertisement, handicrafts, fashion, and cultural tourism. 

The city will also gradually develop other cultural industries, including architecture, designing, publication, fine arts, photography, and exhibition, into important service sectors, making positive and effective contributions to the national socio-economic development.
Specifically, in each year during the 2016-2020 period, Hanoi will produce 3-5 feature films and 9-12 scientific, animated and documentary films. The city will also upgrade and modernize movie theaters so as to attract more   viewers.

By 2020, turnover of the performing arts industry will reach approximately USD 5 billion. Annually, around 3,500-4,000 professional performances will be held and 15-20 new plays of traditional and modern theaters will be written and staged.   

Also by 2020, the cultural tourism industry will account for 10-15 percent of the tourism revenue of over USD 5.2 million.- (VLLF)

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