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Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China

Ministry of Culture

Agency overview
Jurisdiction  People's Republic of China
Headquarters Beijing
Minister responsible Cai Wu
Parent agency State Council

The Ministry of Culture (MOC) is a ministry of the government of the People's Republic of China which is responsible for culture policy and activities in the country, including managing national museums and monuments; Astroturfing and promoting government policies; promoting and protecting the arts (visual, folk, theatrical, musical, dance, architectural, literary, televisual and cinematographic) and abroad; and managing the national archives and regional culture centers. Its headquarters are in Chaoyang District, Beijing.[1]


  • List of ministers 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

List of ministers

Cai Wu, incumbent Minister of Culture
Name Took office Left office
1 Shen Yanbing October 1949 January 1965
2 Lu Dingyi January 1965 June 1966
3 Xiao Wangdong (肖望东) June 1966 January 1967
post abolished
4 Wu De June 1970 January 1975
5 Yu Huiyong January 1975 October 1976
6 Huang Zhen December 1977 December 1980
7 Zhou Weizhi (acting) December 1980 April 1982
8 Zhu Muzhi April 1982 March 1986
9 Wang Meng March 1986 September 1989
10 He Jingzhi August 1989 November 1992
11 Liu Zhongde November 1992 March 1998
12 Sun Jiazheng March 1998 March 2008
13 Cai Wu March 2008 Incumbent

See also


  1. ^ Home. Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved on December 22, 2010. "Contact us Address: No.10, Chaoyangmen Beidajie, Chaoyang District, Beijing,100020 Tel:86-10-59881114"

External links

  • Official website of the Ministry of Culture
  • Official website of the Ministry of Culture (Chinese)
  • China Culture Information Net

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