In a bid to sustain youth participation and celebrate the love for art and cultural heritage, the Camalig Artist Guild, Camalig Children’s Organization, Municipal Tourism & Cultural Heritage Office (MTCHO), Municipal Social Welfare & Development Office (MSWDO), hosted “GIKAN asin GAYON,” a mobile art caravan purposely to further nurture creativity among children.
As part of the Camalig Arts Festival, said event was conducted in Brgy. Iluluan, wherein basic drawing, color mixing, and painting by the numbers became the highlight of the day. The workshop was attended by some 32 children from Brgy. Iluluan, Miti, Quinuartilan, Palanog, and Caguiba.
With the theme “Pagkamoot sa Arte, Kultura, asin Ginikanan”, the workshop aims not only to develop the children’s artistic abilities but also, to instill a deep appreciation for the rich cultural heritage of the town, highlighting the power of art as an effective way in expressing cultural perspectives.
The mobile art caravan is set to reach more children across Camalig, Albay, as the team is scheduled to make its next stops at Cotmon on February 17 and Poblacion on February 24, 2024.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO