Five Year Development Plan is implemented in Turkey since 1963. The Eleventh
Five- Year Development Plan covering the years 2019-2023 is still ongoing. In this context,
the subject of this study is “culture” in the Eleventh Five-Year Development Plan. In the
Plan, it was emphasized that preserving and developing cultural richness and diversity,
transferring it to future generations, expanding cultural and artistic activities, increasing the
multidimensional effect of culture in development by strengthening social integrity and
solidarity around national culture and common values.
The study targets on issues related to Turkey’s culture and cultural fields until 2023.
Eleventh Five-Year Development Plan is important in the consideration over. In this study,
and goals for the coming period of the national culture of Turkey in the international arena
are intended to be addressed.
This study is a qualitative study based on document review. In the Eleventh FiveYear Development Plan, the subject of “culture” is examined through descriptive analysis.
It is seen that culture, which is one of the most conscious human activities, is intertwined
with policies prepared for many social and economic fields such as communication, tourism,
diplomacy, education, industry, art in the Eleventh Five-Year Development Plan. The Plan,
which contains important goals directly or indirectly with culture, should be implemented in
all risk situations and the results should be analyzed. Otherwise, as Peter Drucker stated,
“plans are only good intentions unless they immediately turn into hard work.”