2. Bi-lateral cultural co-operation with Viet Nam

Where
Lao People's Democratic Republic
When
2018
Who
Department of International Relations, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism.
Department of Performing Arts,
Department of Fine Arts,
Department of Publishing,
Lao National TV,
Key objectives of the measure:

To support continued bi-lateral cultural exchange and co-operation with Viet Nam

Scope of the measure:
International
Nature of the measure:
institutional
Main feature of the measure:

The agreement comes in the context of 55 years of Lao PDR-Viet Nam bilateral co-operation and 40 years of the Vietnam-Lao PDR Treaty on Amity and Co-operation. 2017 is being commemorated as Viet Nam-Lao PDR Solidarity and Friendship Year 2017. Cultural exchanges between Lao PDR and Viet Nam. Shared history publishing books between the two countries.

Various cultural activities are taking place during the Cultural Week as part of this bilateral agreement including Live VDO callings for the performing arts event, circus performances, cultural tourism books publishing for both countries. Exchanges of high level delegations as well as capacity building of public sector officials are taking place as part of this MoU.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

The relationships between the two nations people are strengthened through better understand of each nation culture. To share lessons-learned and experiences, cultural knowledge on multi-cooperation management.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Ministerial, government budget

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:

Closer exchange, communication and  strengthening cooperation between two countries.

Indicators used to determine impact:
Mutual exchange of delegations and professionals in different levels.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Production
Distribution
Participation