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Youth culture camp ministry’s latest effort to foster students’ creativity

  • Josa Lukman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, June 12 2019   /  01:28 am

Cultural progression: Education and Culture Ministry Culture Director General Hilmar Farid (left) and NgoJak cofounder Novita Anggraini (center) speak at a discussion event held by Tempo Media Group.The Education and Culture Ministry is inviting youths to learn science and arts in a five-day camp at Prambanan Temple in Yogyakarta. The Education and Culture Ministry’s culture director general, Hilmar Farid, understands well that today’s young generation is seeking different things from the generations before them. “Lots of people say that today’s youths do not care about their culture and are clueless about history,” he said at a recent discussion held by Tempo Media Group in Jakarta. “But if we look at them now, it’s interesting because once they save up some money, they often go traveling and visit far-off places to see the cultural traditions and create their own reportag...