The creative sector refers to aesthetics, identity and goods and services which are underpinned by a full range of intellectual properties. Being knowledgebased, it embodies a wide array of activities that make and circulate sounds, words, and images, design and concepts, or a combination of the above in a physical product. It applies to artistic, creative and copyright works that are identifiable commodities, services, traditional heritage and intellectual properties embodied in geographical indications, trademarks, innovative design rights and patents. In short, the term cultural or creative industries describes the value chain of economic activities of creative enterprises and cultural entrepreneurs, for‐profit as well as for non‐ profit, in the production, distribution and consumption of products related to multimedia/film, advertising and communication services, music, theatre, dance, visual arts and crafts, new product design, festivals, cartoons/ animation, textiles and fashion, (slow) food as well as other high value-added products which are agri‐business based.
Opportunities for young people
Creativity is often the biggest asset for young people who can afford to experiment and take calculated risks in the early stage of their lives and...