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In the afternoon of December 5, 2022, in Seoul, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol agreed to upgrade bilateral relations to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and witnessed the signing ceremony of 11 cooperation documents between the two countries, including a Memorandum of Understanding on cultural cooperation for the period 2023 to 2025 between the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. In the fields of culture, education, tourism and people-to-people exchanges, the President stated that Vietnam agreed to promote the expansion of cultural exchanges, education and tourism, enhance mutual understanding and trust in all walks of life; creating favorable conditions for each other's citizens, there are currently about 250,000 Vietnamese in Korea and 200,000 Koreans in Vietnam. Korea agreed to support the establishment of the "Vietnamese Cultural Center in Korea" and support Vietnam to develop a "cultural industry".
The Minister of Culture and Tourism, Dr. Kossi G. LAMADOKOU, received, this Friday, November 18, 2022 at the Presidency of the University of Lomé, a batch of 18,000 books and textbooks offered by the Nana Anè XV Foundation. This important batch of books reinforces quantitatively and qualitatively the documentary collection of the Centres de lecteur et d'animations culturelles (CLAC) of Togo and contributes to the development of young people.
The Arts Council has appointed the state and regional arts councils operating in connection with the Arts Promotion Centre Finland for 2023–2024. A total of 171 members work in 20 committees. The difference from the previous one is the new Multi-Arts Council, which evaluates applications for multidisciplinary art and diversity between fields of art, as well as applications for art journalism and comics and illustration art.
£43.5 million investment is being made in Levelling up, as Arts Council England backs art, culture, and creativity for more people in more places, across the country. In total, 990 organisations will receive a share of £446 million (each year) ensuring that more people in more places can find fantastic, fulfilling art and culture on their doorsteps.
The Minister of Cultural Affairs, Dr. Hayat Katat Al-Garmazi, announced on Wednesday, November 02, 2022, the launch of the cultural programming for the year of celebrating the centenary of cinema in the Republic of Tunisia, in the presence of a group of Tunisian filmmakers, a number of guests of the activities of the 33rd edition of Carthage Film Days, lovers of the seventh art and its actors, and a group of intellectuals and media professionals. Dr. Hayat Katat Al-Garmazi pointed out the keenness of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs to further radiate cinema in Tunisia, develop its mechanisms and support its makers and professionals by developing a work strategy aimed primarily at overcoming difficulties and obstacles in order to achieve more brilliance and creativity and create a fully fledged film industry to make this art, as well as its great creative and aesthetic value, an engine of development and the advancement of the national economy.
Creative practitioners, organisations and communities across Victoria will have access to upgraded spaces to create and present their work, thanks to the Victorian Government’s Creative Neighbourhood Infrastructure Support Program. Grants totalling over $1 million have been awarded to 11 projects – from workshops to collaborative spaces to mobile studios – supporting creatives to do their best work.