Artworks should take patriotism as their main theme and foster correct viewpoints of history, nationality and culture, as well as strengthen pride in being Chinese, Xi said last week. Photo: Reuters

Art and literature awards to evaluate 'social benefit' of works

The Ministry of Culture is reforming the evaluation criteria for art and literature awards in a response to President Xi Jinping’s landmark speech on arts and culture. The ministry will also measure how popular art and literature is.

Artworks should take patriotism as their main theme and foster correct viewpoints of history, nationality and culture, as well as strengthen pride in being Chinese, Xi said last week. Photo: Reuters
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