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The National Culture Conference, slated for November 24, is set to inspire the
entire people’s aspiration for fast and sustainable national development,
according to Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung.
The conference in Hanoi will
review the outcomes of the cultural and human development in Vietnam over 35
years since the “Doi moi” (Renewal) period began, based on which culture-related
orientations and focal tasks for 2021 - 2026 with a vision to 2045 will be
Hung told the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) that 2021
is the 75th year since the first National Culture Conference was held
on November 24, 1946. Therefore, this year’s event holds historic significance,
which is upholding the spirit of the first conference chaired by then President
Ho Chi Minh and inspiring the entire people’s aspiration for fast and
sustainable national development.
The National Culture Conference
2021 is a step to implement the culture-related content in the Resolution of
the 13th National Party Congress. It also illustrates the Party,
Government, and National Assembly’s great attention to culture, he noted.
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung. (Photo: VNA)
The conference will take
place at the Dien Hong Hall of the National Assembly’s headquarters in Hanoi
with the presence of nearly 600 delegates, including Party and State leaders,
officials, artists, and representatives of socio-political organisations. It
will also be connected with 63 provinces and cities nationwide via
The minister said the event
will re-systematise the Party’s viewpoints and President Ho Chi Minh’s thought
about culture, base on the Party’s guidelines to gain an insight into culture-related
achievements as well as shortcomings over 35 years of reform, and specify
orientations and tasks for the time ahead so as to develop the culture and
people of Vietnam and inspire the aspiration for a powerful nation.
The conference is expected to
help the entire Party, people, and army have a better and more comprehensive
understanding of the Party’s guidelines and viewpoints on culture to practice
culture properly and build an advanced culture deeply imbued with national
identity, according to Hung./.