Cashing in on culture as art, craft and fashion moves to formal economy | Pacific Beat

Cashing in on culture as art, craft and fashion moves to formal economy

Cashing in on culture as art, craft and fashion moves to formal economy

Updated 6 August 2014, 8:26 AEST

Fashion, visual art, craft and performing arts have long been a part of Pacific culture and the informal economy.

But now, flagged as having huge potential for growth, regional interest groups are looking at boosting the creative industries and making them a formal part of the economy.

Director of the Fiji Arts Council, Laisiasa Veikoso is at the National Development Workshop for the Cultural Industies in Fiji.

He says there is a lot of enthusiasm for creative industries going forward.

Presenter: Richard Ewart

Speaker: Laisiasa Veikoso, director, Fiji Arts Council

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