OAaSIS powers up Trench Town youth with Arts workshop series

The children were exposed to the art of papier mache, writing, designing newspaper pages, origami and other varied craft, singing and more up until 4:00p.m.

Many Jamaicans packed the venue for Sumfest in Montego Bay, but for Trench Town youth aged 3-25 could not have missed the super arts day focusing on arts, creativity and culture for them on Saturday, July 17. Trench Town is the former home to music superstars and reggae legends such as Bob Marley, Dean Fraser and Alton Ellis and multiskilled visual artist W Henry Eccleston.

MALIK JOSEPHS photo: Trench Town Youth in a workshop with Jamaican-Japanese artist Rico

OAaSIS team of literary, performing and visual artists made the day special despite earlier heavy showers of rain threatening to postpone or cancel the event.
The day

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