Introduction to The Cultural Industry

The Summer Youth Program is an intensive program which aims to introduce expose the selected participants to the backstage of the cultural and creative industries by unveiling Ithra’s facilities and expertise, and by allowing the participants a rich experience of the finest the Center has to offer.

The program provides youth with in-depth insights and some hands-on experience working within a context directly related to their personal interests while also introducing them to new, and sometimes disrupting, ideas. The program seeks to enhance each participant’s ability to combine theoretical knowledge with technical know-how to form future professional skills and give them experience networking within the framework of the creative and cultural industries. 


Registration ends on June 22

 

Summer Youth Program Schedule

 

objectives

The program will:

A.   Expand knowledge of cultural industry professions.

B.    Expose youth to cultural and creative environment and expertise. 

C.    Nurture personalized interest through mentorship and coaching.

Museum

Museum

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Theater

Theater

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Cinema

Cinema

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Music

Music

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Creative Design

Creative Design

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Literature & Libraries

Literature & Libraries

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Introduction to the Cultural Industry Program is designed and facilitated by Ithra experts. In this program, youth will be exposed to cultural and creative environment and expertise through multiple learning styles such as meeting experts, experimental learning experiences, site visits, workshops and shadowing. This program will avail Ithra as a case study, platform and growth.

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In this program, youth will be given access to all cultural industry insights by designed educational experiences, coaching sessions and open creative environment, and opportunities to network and make connections with industry professionals that would provoke and expand their creative skills and knowledge. After this program, six selected participants will be enrolled to contribute and engage in one year worth of projects within multiple cultural fields.

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FAQs

How do I apply for the Youth Program?

You can apply for the Youth Program by filling out the registration form and wait for an acceptance email  

What are the admissions criteria of the program?

The participant should have knowledgeable background in the cultural field, interest in one of the cultural sectors, and would like to learn more about this sector.

What is the program’s age group?

13 – 18 years old.

Is it possible to reserve a ticket at the Center?

Registration and acceptance procedures must be completed first.

Where will the photos taken at the program be posted?

The photos are taken spontaneously of all participants and some of them will be posted on social media at different times. If you do not wish to have the participant’s photo posted on social media, please inform us by noting it in the registration form. 

Can I refund my ticket(s)?

Tickets cannot be refunded.

Can I change the registration period?

The program period and language are under one group and one time, this can’t be changed or postponed.

What is the duration of the program?

The programs duration is 20 days, starting from Monday to Friday, for four weeks.

Are meals provided for participants?

Yes, a daily meal will be provided to participants.

Where will the field trips go? Will they be included in the cost of the program?

The destination of the field trips will be within the borders of the Eastern Province such as al-Hasa Governorate and Al Khobar, and the cost of the field trips is included in the cost of the program.

 

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