An art gallery in Kurdish Regional Government’s capital Arbil which is known with several cultural activities has hosted a meaningful exhibition during the week. Organized by a charity organization, in the exhibition the drawings and hand-made pieces of street children are presented in Shanidar gallery.
Rwanga charity association based in Arbil has launched a campaign which paves the way for street children to get education. A total of 150 children have been trained in several categories such as handiwork and drawing. Nearly ten teachers have carried on this training process which lasted 3 months. The pieces generated by the children are now exhibited in a professional art gallery.
With this project, the charity association has worked to attempt the children to come back to school. The members are glad to see large interest shown to the opening ceremony. Along with the street children, the exhibition is an opportunity for women who escaped from domestic violence to indicate their ability.
During the training process, the teachers recognized some of the children has enormous artistic talent and thus they are determined to encourage them for further production.
Underlining that this is not an easy task, the members of Rwanga association said “With the help of our team, a very creative organization has been held.”
The children are so excited that most of them have reached their first chance for public appearance. Meryem one of the children told “I am Meryem who made these paintings.” Another one said “We are here to exhibit our talents, I hope some buy them.”
The exhibition includes mirrors, boxes and baskets that are ornamented with vignettes. They were made by women supported by Rwanga.
The theme of exhibition is “The children’s dream, the women’s hope”. All the pieces in the exhibition was bought by benevolent businessman and the income will be used for the street children.
KUZEY NEWS AGENCYLast Mod: 11 Kasım 2014, 23:50