The country's creative industry has been established for some time and is improving. It give the youth the opportunity to express and showcase their creativity, while at the same time use the industry as business or enterprise. The matter was raised by the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports on a visit to Begawan Street Fest at Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex yesterday afternoon.
Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin explained that the creative industry is a big one and covers various activities including sports, performing arts and others.
200 local youths from various fields participate in the Begawan Street Fest organised by Big Begawan Project which is supported by Progresif Cellular. Apart from providing a platform for gaining business experience, it also provides the youths with the opportunity to exhibit their products or talents as well as the prospect of gaining new customers. It also creates community awareness on the interests or needs of the young generation.
Source: Radio Television Brunei