Bamenda: 2024 edition of Youth Festival of Arts & Culture schedule for June 16.

Songwe and shortlisted fashion designers

The final activities of the second edition of the Youth Festival of Arts and Culture, Youth FESTAC, shall take place Sunday June 16, in Bamenda, organisers have announced.

The date of the highly anticipated event was officially revealed by the organising committee of the fair.

This was during a press conference organised in Bamenda June11.

During the presser, the rules, conditions and terms of the event were unveiled. The conference was chaired by the Programme Coordinator of Youth Outreach Programme, YOP, Omer Songwe. 

Also present were journalists and representatives from various participating groups. The event is an initiative of the Youth Outreach Programme in Cameroon. It is aimed at celebrating the Day of the African Child.

During the press conference, four fashion design groups were shortlisted from 13, that registered for the competition. 

The four groups, together with last year's finalist, shall compete on Sunday for the final prize in the fashion design category.

According to Omer Songwe, the aim is to get African children involved in the celebration of the Day of the African Child as well as tell their own stories and enhance African values.