Letting youths speak through art

Letting youths speak through art

NURTURING and investing in creativity are vital in preserving cultural expression and identity, according to Penang Tourism Development, Heritage, Culture and Arts committee chairman Yeoh Soon Hin.

As such, the state government will continue its efforts to support and encourage the younger generation in their creative pursuits.

“It is important to ensure continuity of the arts due to its aesthetic and historical significance. We strongly encourage platforms that magnify the voices of young artists.

“They are the ones who speak for the next generation,” he stressed at the launch of a solo exhibition featuring the works of young artist Yap Ley Min, at the Hin Bus Depot in George Town, Penang.

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