Vietnam Creative Hubs Initiative launched

Monday, 2019-10-28 13:09:28
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NDO - Vietnam Creative Hubs Initiative – ViCHI was launched by the Vietnam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and British Council Vietnam at a ceremony held in Hanoi on October 26.

With the message, “Foundation-Connectivity –Promotion,” ViCHI aims to rapidly and sustainably develop creative spaces which will share information and ideas and cooperate to host quality events and programmes.

ViCHI is intended to be the voice on behalf of the Vietnamese creative community through annual activities such as training, symposiums, conferences and other important events on the regional and international scale.

Founded in 2018, Vietnam Creative Hubs Initiative was built up from the idea of spreading the inspiration and passion among art and culture community and bring creative people, organizations come together to share their best practices and build on advocacy.

Speaking at the event, Nguyen Anh Tuan, representative of Heritage Space, affirmed that it is necessary to create social resources and policies for creative hubs, support the development of spiritual life from the foundations and connections to develop symbiotic relationships in the country.

Sharing the book "Creating Hanoi's creative cultural space" introduced at the event, Le Thi Phuong, the Commission for Communications and Education of the Hanoi Party Committee, said the book spoke about the formation of the creative space’s contributions in recent times.

When researching and writing the book, according to statistics, the number of creative spaces was 62 but now we realize that the speed of development is very strong, up to 115 spaces. It can be said that young people’s enthusiasm and desire are contributing to the society with beauty and new ideas, she added.