Olopeng keeps youth Ministry on the ball


As a way of promoting the livelihoods of Batswana, the Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture Thapelo Olopeng has revealed that his ministry continues to uphold the preservation of arts and cultural heritage.

Presenting his ministry’s budget last week, he said that they have embarked on a number of initiatives and programmes such as Constituency Arts competitions, President’s Day competitions, and sale of arts and crafts as well as art and craft exhibitions nationwide.

The minister revealed that participation in the President’s Day competitions has progressed from 3,274 artists in 2008 to 12,118 in 2014-2015 and that participation in the Constituency Art competitions has grown from 6,952 in 2010 to a total of 24,447 in 2014-2015.

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