December 21, Danish Embassy in Vietnam and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism organized a one-day workshop and webinar on creating and promoting a network of creative cities in Vietnam.
The event provided a platform for an in-depth dialogue on the theme: Creative Cities and Creative Industries between Vietnamese and international experts, managers, researchers and cultural activists, the embassy said.
The Embassy pointed out that specifically, two Danish experts, including one from the Danish Center for Animation and Visual Arts in Viborg Denmark and one from the Creative City of Design Kolding Denmark participated in the event as keynote speakers and shared their experience and good practices on how to obtain and retain the UNESCO “Creative City” title for their cities.
“Creative Cities” are part of Vietnam’s continuing efforts to promote creative industries and their contribution to sustainable national socio-economic development. Today’s dialogue is part of a long-term cooperation between Vietnam and Denmark in the field of culture and art, ”the embassy concluded.