Tibet to invest 1 bln for cultural development

Tibet will invest 1 billion yuan (148 million U.S. dollars) for cultural development in the “13th Five-Year Plan” period (2016-2020), according to Culture Department of Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest of China.  

The cultural projects mainly involve 3 categories, namely the construction of Tibet Grand Theater, city or prefecture level cultural infrastructure construction and Tibetan culture protection and inheritance. 

The construction of Tibet Grand Theater is now pushing forward in an orderly manner, while the constructions of Chamdo Library, art galleries in Nyingchi, Nagqu and Ngari are underway.

Besides, four intangible cultural heritage protection projects have been implemented, including Lhasa Nangma inheritance, the Tibetan opera and Thangka art training base projects.