- Search Results
 
 
Top Liberian Artist Wants Arts, Culture Taught In Schools
Date Uploaded: Dec 21, 2016

Montserrado County Flag

 

Top Liberian Artist Wants Arts, Culture Taught In Schools
By Robert Dixon

MONROVIA, December 20  (LINA) - The Executive Director of “Child Art Liberia” in Monrovia,. Fato Whremongar, has recommended the teaching of arts and culture in schools to expose Liberian students to the industry.

He also called for government’s support to Liberians who are in the art business to prevent foreigners taking over the art market.

Whremongar made the call Monday in the Paynesville Joe Bar Community when he presented artistic works on behalf of the Liberian children to the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt through its Deputy Head of Mission, Wael Massallam ,  for submission to the Egyptian National Center for Children Culture.

The Egyptian National Center for Children Culture is organizing three competitions in a bid to enhance the existing bond among children of the world and to develop their skills.

Children of the world will be competing in Photography under the theme ‘Egypt in the Eyes of Children of the World’ and handmade toys.

Whremongar observed that many Liberian children have inborn talents in arts and culture  as well as other artistic works, but are not being given the necessary  support  or education to make their dreams come true.

In remarks, Massallam lauded Whremongar and government for the effort in taking part in the competition which, according to him, will develop the skills of Liberian children.

The Egyptian diplomat indicated that the organizers look forward to the participation of the Liberian children in the competition.

Earlier, the Assistant Minister of Culture at the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT), Madam Louise W. McMillan, expressed delight  about the competitions, saying that they will make Liberians develop interest in arts and culture.
LINA RD/JGT/TSS/PTK

latest headlines
U.S. Embassy Official Nudges Graduates To Believe In Self
he Economics Officer at the US Embassy here, Lilieth Whyte, has told graduates of the ‘Be The Change Academy’ Entrepreneurship Training and J ...more
Cadet Collins Departs for US West Point Military Academy
A young Liberian, Cadet Scott Amos Collins, has departed Liberia for the prestigious West Point Military Academy in the United States of America. ...more
‘Mental Disorder A Problem Globally, But Grave In Liberia’ - Macualey
The Chairman of the Liberia Chapter of the West African College of Physicians. Dr. Rose Jallah Macualey, says mental disorder is a global problem ...more
Defense Ministry Differs With Brumskine Over ‘Zogos’ Recruitment
The Defense Ministry says its attention has been drawn to the Thursday, June 22, edition of the New Democrat Newspaper under the banner headline ...more
GoL, LADA Hold Awareness On Food Safety Standards, Law
The Government of Liberia (GOL) and the Liberia Agro-Business Development Activities (LADA) have held an event aimed at creating awareness among ...more
Liberia Turns Over ECOWAS Ambassadorial Post To Togo
Liberian Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Al-Hassan Conteh, has turned over the Chairmanship of ECOWAS Permanent Representati ...more
 
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency