Culture Policy Of Tanzania 1997

Where
United Republic of Tanzania
When
2020
Who
Ministry of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Language -Kiswahili is the national language and has been stated in the proposed new constitution. It is the language of communication and for creative expression.
Arts and Crafts -The Policy recognizes Visual Arts, Music, Film and Performing Arts. And they are under Management of National Arts Council and Tanzania Film Board. The Authorities have the role of facilitate the establishment and formulation of Arts, Federation and Associations
Recreation -Recreation identify media participation, areas for recreation, research, encourage the observance of values, traditional and Customs, Health of Citizen, Investment and Community centers

Cultural and Community Participation -Government Institutions Civil Society, People with special needs, women's companies shall be involved in research, revived, conserved and develop cultural industries.

Education and Training -The Policies identifies measures, which enhance the visual arts, film, music and performing arts to promote the education and protect of the culture through the implementation of education curriculum from the primary level to higher learning institutions.

Management and Financing Cultural Activities -The Management would be administrated by institutions like: National Kiswahili Council, National Film Board, National Sports Council, Copyright Society of Tanzania.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Language
Kiswahili is both the national language and also and official language for in Regional Communities for example East Africa Community, Southern African Development Community, and African Union. Language used in International Broadcasting/Media. In addition, it the language of creative expression for domains such as music, film, performing arts and publishing in Tanzania.
National values and Identity
Creative expressions have been used to build national coherence and supporting peace initiatives for example Member states of the Southern African Development Community.

Arts and Crafts
Establishment of Arts Associations, Public Sector, Private Sector, Art centres, Strengthened Government Institutions, Export, employment, feel good factor and creation of National (identity) Brand. Laws and Regulations for the protection of the Arts and Crafts.

Recreation
Availability of recreation area, researching of urban and rural plan, Tourism master plan, Radio and Television stations, online TV, production company, festivals and Film and music Infrastructures for example Zanzibar film and music studio, National Arts Council and Institute of Arts and Culture Theatre Hall and Cinema Hall.

Cultural and Community Participation
Festival and Awards, International days

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Type of entity
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
YES
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

The government has decided to review cultural policy so as to include what has been missed like ICT, Films issues and innovation .
The evaluation policy process has to be participatory to include a new suggestion from CSO and private sectors which are dealing with creative industry
Reviewed policy should include and acknowledge international convention concerning creative industry

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Transversal Priority(ies)
Youth