During a recent press conference held in Hanoi on December 19th, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST) emphasized the importance of cultural industries in socio-economic development. Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Trinh Thi Thuy, stated that this event aims to highlight the role and significance of cultural industries, as well as the implementation of the Party’s directives and resolutions on developing these industries in Vietnam. The conference will also report on the progress of the National Strategy for the Development of Vietnamese Cultural Industries until 2020, with a vision for 2030, with a focus on reviewing achievements and developments in each sector. Representatives from various ministries, agencies, localities, associations, scientists, and businesses will gather to share success models, innovative approaches, and propose directions, solutions, mechanisms, and policies for the development of cultural industries in the coming years. The conference will also serve as a collaborative platform to transform cultural industries into an economic pillar of the country by supporting the production of products and services that have strong development potential and carry significant Vietnamese value. The government and Prime Minister will assign specific tasks based on the conference’s results and issue solutions, mechanisms, and policies to drive this effort forward.