The 16th festival for children and youth wound up Thursday night with a party honoring distinguished participants in training course and cultural activities.
Such cultural and art events encourage children and the young to innovate and make effective contribution in their free time, for their own good, assistant secretary general of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) Badr Al-Dweish told the closing ceremony.
Handing over certificates to the participant trainers and distinguished students, Al-Dweish added that the festival mainly sought to raise more interest in culture and art awareness, encouraging the most important category of society, the children and the youth, to innovate.
He noted that the training sessions that covered various arts, music, drawing, theatre and ebru, have improved the participants' skills and released other skills that require sustainable attention.
The festival was held at the Abdulaziz Hussein Cultural Center, under auspices of the Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, also NCCAL chairman.