For the first time in national development the creative Industry has been included in the national plan 2016/17-2020/21. The entertainment industry is one of the rapidly growing tertiary economic activities in Tanzania, attracting massive youth labour force in particular. The industry, sometimes known as show business or show biz, is part of the tertiary sector of the economy and in Tanzania is broadly defined to include a large number of sub-industries devoted to entertainment. In the popular dialect, the term show biz in particular connotes the commercially popular performing artists, especially musical theatre, vaudeville, print, comedy, film, and music, cinema, television, radio, animation, gaming and visual effects, internet advertising, sports other forms of cultural activities.
Promoting investments in creative industry (establishment, maintenance, sponsorship)
Protecting works of art (IPRs, patents, copy rights, etc.).
Raise the number of registered individuals engaged in creative industry
Increase the number of arts groups registered in creative industries
Raise the share of employment in creative industries
Number of companies registered in creative industry
Share of GDP
Number of students registered for entertainment industry
Real growth rate of the creative industry (which includes culture, arts and performing arts, crafts, fashion and designing, and film) increased and reach to reach 13.2 per cent in 2017/2018 from 12.5 per cent of 2014/2015;
Raising the contribution of Creative Industry to GDP to 0.7 percent in 2020/2021 from 0.3 percent of 2014/2015;
Raising the number of registered individuals engaged in creative industry to 1,404 in 2020/2021 from 621 in 2014/2015;
Increasing the number of art groups registered in creative industry to 3,894 in 2020/2021 from 3,252 of 2014/2015;
Increasing the share of employment in Creative Industry to Total Employment to 0.2 percent in 2020/2021 from 0.1 percent of 2014/2015;
Increasing the number of companies registered in creative industry to 1,484 in 2020/2021 from 1,184 of 2014/2015
Increasing number of students registered for entertainment industry training education to 380 in 2020/2021 from 100 of 2014/2015;