Baraza la Sanaa la Taifa (BASATA) is a public organization created by Act of Parliament no. 23 of 1984 as amended by Law no. 5 of the year 2019. History shows that the Law to re-create this Council was made by combining the Law of the National Arts Council of 1974 and the National Music Council (BAMUTA) of 1974. The Council was created to oversee the development of art in the country
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To be a tool with a high level of ability to provide the best services nationally in the development of art
The main goal
Revive, promote and increase the development of the production of the best works of Art.
The basic values of the National Arts Council (BASATA) are to encourage and promote the authentic culture of Tanzanian art, to maintain excellence and high quality and to stimulate creativity and innovation in the arts.
It is dedicated to encouraging and promoting the authentic culture of Tanzanian art
Dedicated to maintaining excellence and high quality
It is dedicated to encouraging creativity and innovation in the arts
Various works of art, which are part of the creative industry, are beneficial to the practitioner of that art and to his nation if they are properly protected under the principles of copyright and copyright. Currently, these issues are managed by three different institutions, which are the National Arts Council (BASATA), the Film and Drama Board (BFT) and the Copyright Association (COSOTA).
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For a long time, the implementation of the responsibilities of these institutions has had various operational challenges. According to art stakeholders, some of the challenges are the overlap of responsibilities between these institutions, the existence of overlapping charges and those arising from institutions that serve artists placed in different authorities such as the Ministry of Information, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and TAMISEMI.
In response to these challenges, the Government intends to unite the three institutions and create a single Authority which, in addition to removing the inconvenience for artists, will increase productivity and benefits for individuals and the Nation as a whole.
Since you are an artist, you have the right to participate in improving the industry that manages art, for that reason, you are asked to fill out this questionnaire so that we can get your important opinion in the history of the Creative Industry and Copyright in the country.