RCI St. Lucia
posted on March 02, 2015 08:27
The consultant in the Ministry of Creative Industries has reacted to what is being described as suspect, an audition staged here by two foreign nationals who were scouting for talent in the creative Industries.
Mr Christopher Hunte who has been advocating for greater support for local artisans says the exercise which took place at the Bay Gardens Hotel featured several elements that did not seem legitimate.
Among them he points to the fees being imposed on the unsuspecting participants who included models, singers and other artists.
The Creative Industries consultant has issued a strong caution advising the youth to pay close attention before signing off on contracts
Mr Hunte notes that in some cases the eagerness of young people to follow their dreams may be to their detriment, especially if it is fuelled by people who make outrageous claims,
A public awareness campaign is expected to be organized by agents in the creative industries.