Sep 6, 2010, 12:19 PM
Speaking to Entertainment shortly after the opening of the exhibition, Alfusainey Gano, Project Coordinator said the reason for the exhibition was to encourage Gambian youths to take arts not only for business purposes but also as a career.
The objectives of the exhibition, he stated is to encourage up coming youths of the
He said the idea came from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in
Mr. Gano further explained that they are planning to develop a three-year exhibition plan, adding that the products made by his students will be sold and the profit will go back to the organisation. He went on to thanked the Foreign Ministry of Finland through the Cultural Association (Gepardi) for funding the exercise.
For her part, Fatou Camara, who spoke on behalf of the students commended Mr. Gano and his people for coming up with this wonderful idea. She stated that since she joined the exhibition as a student, she has learnt a lot. "I found it very interesting," she added. Ms Camara also thanked the Foreign Ministry of Finland through the Cultural Association (Gepardi) for their support. The exhibition also featured the display and selling of products.