Check out [email protected] happening March 14
Youths in Kuching and surrounding areas are invited to take part in this year’s first edition of the [email protected] on March 14 at the Azam Youth Central (AYC) at Medan Pelita, Kuching.
Organised by Azam and the AYC, the one-day event called ‘Wayang Street: Next episode’ will be held from 12 noon to 10pm and will be filled with diverse activities showcasing local youths’ talents and interests. These include live performances by local bands like Jejak Biru, The Farah and Polar from Kuching, Shone & Co and S.I.O from Mukah and Sibu.
The weekend event will also be featuring new activities including a martial arts demonstration by Nanyang Wushu Federation. Another new activity to be introduced will be the Kuching Shark Tank which will see young entrepreneurs competing with each other on the perfect sales pitch to investors.
Other youth interests expected to be showcased during the weekend programme are cosplay by Gendai-buu club, a yoyo demonstration by Ryan Han from Yoyo Rangers and young talents from the HUB Youth Centre. The Neko Neko Nyaa group will also be playing trading card games adding more spice to this edition of [email protected] series.
Admission is free and there will be other exciting activities such as a mini flea market, mini-car race Tamiya 4WD, art exhibition and reading corner.
The [email protected] series or urban youth events was introduced in January 2014, spearheaded by youth volunteers under AZAM’s youth development and engagement programme. Five events have been held so far, centred at AZAM Youth Central, housed at Medan Pelita courtesy of the Pelita Holdings Sdn Bhd, on the historic Wayang Street, Kuching.
Under the banner of Young Souls & the City, the weekend activities are to help provide a platform for local youths to congregate, interact and create various useful and creative activities not only for the youth themselves but also for the larger community. The events are also to help contribute to making Kuching a more socially and culturally vibrant city, bringing together youths of diverse backgrounds, race and beliefs in an effort to strengthen social harmony in the state.
Youth and members of the public interested to find out more about the event can contact AZAM staff, Razali or Nazrie at 082-411799.