Cultural industry

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cultural industries or creative industries combine the creation, production, and distribution of goods and services that are cultural in nature and usually protected by intellectual property rights.


The notion of cultural industries generally includes textual, music, television, and film production and publishing, as well as crafts and design. For some countries, architecture, the visual and performing arts, sport, advertising, and cultural tourism may be included as adding value to the content and generating values for individuals and societies. They are knowledge-based and labour-intensive, creating employment and wealth. By nurturing creativity and fostering innovation societies will maintain cultural diversity and enhance economic performance.



  • Entertainment industry
  • Music industry
  • Film industry
  • Television industry
  • Sport industry
  • Publishing industry
  • Tourism industry
  • Creative industries
  • Cognitive-cultural economy