Literature and Arts Theory and Criticism Council debuts

Tuesday, 2016-12-13 11:32:50
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Party Central Committee member Nguyen The Ky (L) was assigned the council’s chairmanship.
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NDO—The Central Council for the Theory and Criticism of Literature and the Arts for the 2016-2021 term made its debut in Hanoi on December 12.

The event was attended by Vo Van Thuong, Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Communications and Education; Party Central Committee member and Deputy Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Communication and Education Nguyen The Ky; VTV General Director Tran Binh Minh; a former Chairman of the Central Council for the Theory and Criticism of Literature and Arts and delegates from various ministries and departments.

The council has 31 members who are chairpersons of the central literature and arts associations and researchers and critics working in the field. Party Central Committee member Nguyen The Ky was assigned the council’s chairmanship.

The council is designed to provide the Vietnam Union of Literature and Arts Associations (VULAA) Presidium with updates on the development of literature and arts and promote Party’s guidelines in the fields.

It was also tasked with boosting the production of high-quality literary works, which are expected to truthfully reflect life in Vietnam and the country’s national construction and defence, while contributing to building an advanced Vietnamese culture.

The council's action plan for the new 2016-2021 term was announced at the launch.