AKIPRESS.COM - Cabinet of Ministers of Mongolila ordered the Ministry of Culture to support Mongolian artists participating in the Cannes Film Festival and Venice Biennale.
Minister of Culture Ch.Nomin underscored at a press conference following the Cabinet meeting that the decision opens up an opportunity to provide concrete support to the cultural sector, Montsame reports.
“Creative economy is included in the country’s long term development policy, Vision-2050, as one of the six development priorities, which is why there are numerous creative economy development programs in the Industrial Policy of the New Revival Policy. There is also a policy to link tourism development and the cultural sector. The Ministry of Culture will work with the tourism sector to promote Mongolia to the world and attract tourists. In that effort, it is important to have our artists take part in major international exhibitions and events such as the Venice Biennale,” said the Minister.
“Last year, Mongolia approved the law on cinematography, which facilitates the production of major international films in the country, and the Cannes is a great opportunity to make this known to the world. We have so far agreed to collaborate with four Hollywood productions and the first round of shooting will begin in June”