Outlook of dafen oil painting village

 Dafen Oil Painting Village has realized fruitful achievements thani^^^n^TCrdworking in the past 10 years. However, challenged by new technologies, new demands,%nd competition in the trade, Dafen's best way out is to catch the opportunity of industrial transformation and upgrading as well as the fusing of different business models. In this way, Dafen will develop a competitive layout for the art industry in the future.

In order to support the cultural industry in Dafen Oil Painting Village, Shenzhen CPC Committee and Municipal People's Government has determined the position of the village as one of the nine strategic emerging industrial bases which will be implemented in the first round in the city. Longgang District People's Government has invited professional companies to make the comprehensive development plan for Dafen oil painting industrial base. After researches, they have provided the concept of Dafen International Art Community which will be realized step by step. With the core of the Pan-Art cultural industry, the community is positioned not only as a world art region with multi-urban functions and rich art spaces, but also as a comprehensive urban development area facilitated with art industries, commerce, cultural innovations, offices, residence, hotels, entertainment, and other supporting functions. After implementation by phases in a period of 5 to 8 years, the final Dafen will evolve into a world urban art region which rivals South Bank in London, or the Soho area in New York.
Dafen, since the reform and opening-up, is dedicated to oil paintings and entrepreneurship. And Dafen in the future will be diversified and creative. Thanks to the planning of Dafen oil painting industrial base, Dafen in the future will not only expand to the neighboring areas, but also present more colorful business models. Based on the main industry of oil paintings, Dafen will introduce various kinds of businesses, including art streets, travel town, art hotels and creative design. In the end, Dafen will develop into the national sales center for the oil painting industry as well as a famous international art community.