Culture Workshop 2022 to take place in Bắc Ninh

December 16, 2022 - 08:15
The Culture Workshop 2022 will be held this weekend in Bắc Ninh to find sollution to boost cultural development in the country.
A press conference is held to announce the Culture Workshop 2022 in Bắc Ninh Province. Photo dangcongsan

HÀ NỘI — Around 800 cultural representatives and officials from across the country will meet this weekend at the Culture Workshop 2022 in the northern province of Bắc Ninh.

The national event will take place both online and offline on Saturday and will discus solutions for issues related to institutions and policies to seek resources for advanced cultural development imbued with national identity.

National Assembly Chairman Vương Đình Huệ and Permanent Member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Việt Nam (CPV) Central Committee Võ Văn Thưởng will chair the workshop.

The NA’s Committee for Culture and Education (NACCE), the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoST), and the Hồ Chí Minh National Academy of Politics will host the event.

The workshop will help turn the Party’s guidelines and views on culture into concrete policies, so that culture will truly become an internal strength and motivation for national development and defence.

At the one-day meeting, the delegates will present reports and take part in discussions to clarify the theoretical grounds and the reality, from which measures will be recommended to mobilise the resources to preserve and promote culture.

According to Chairman of the NACCE Nguyễn Đắc Vinh, once the research is carried out thoroughly and problems are resolved, resources will be opened and a better environment will be created for cultural development.

Vinh, who is also head of the workshop's organising board, said the event will be an opportunity for cultural officials and law makers to tackle important issues related to culture and to make the right decisions and find effective solutions close to reality for better implementation of cultural programmes.

"Through the workshop, the organising board will collect recommendations and submit them to the authorities for consideration in amending, supplementing and perfecting institutions and policies," he said at a press conference held this week in Hà Nội.

The official also clarified the policies and institution, after being amended and supplemented, are expected to help ensure human resources as well as complete financial procedures for cultural development in accordance with the Party's goals and General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng's direction at the National Cultural Conference in 2021.

Also speaking at the press conference, Deputy Minister of MoST Trịnh Thị Thủy emphasised that preserving and promoting cultural values were not the tasks of the cultural sector alone but the responsibility of the whole political system that needs coordination and participation of relevant ministries, agencies, localities, domestic and foreign social organisations.

The MoST deputy minister said she hoped the workshop would find solutions related to identifying culture as an important "internal energy resource" so investments should be pour in this resource to make it become a pillar to lead and connect tourism development with preserving and promoting cultural heritages activities.

Participants will also discuss the tasks of culture to clarify the importance of culture and cultural development in the country's sustainable development.

As part of the workshop, an exhibition on culture and arts will be held at the Kinh Bắc Cultural Centre in Bắc Ninh Province. VNS

SINGING IN THE RAIN: A performance of 'quan họ' (love duet) by artists of the Quan Họ Folk Song Theatre in Bắc Ninh Province. A national culture workshop will be held this weekend in Bắc Ninh to find solutions to boost cultural development in the country. Photo