Dar bank urges students to stay focused on arts

05Dec 2016
Joseph Mchekadona
The Guardian
Dar bank urges students to stay focused on arts

BARCLAYS Bank Tanzania has advised University Students in the country that with hardworking and dedication artistic works can be a well paying career.

The advice was given by the bank’s marketing manager Joe Bendera on Saturday at the University of Dar es Salaam when it hosted students as part of the forthcoming EATV Awards.

The EATV awards are lined up to be held will this weekend at Mlimani City in Dar es Salaam.
The gathering which was held under the name ‘Ready to Work’ aimed at informing students on opportunities and challenges in artistic industry.

Bendera told the students that under the programme, college students and graduates will develop skills they need to penetrate into job market through on-line and face to face.
He said any job including artistry is well paying only if the practitioner is more disciplined and dedicated.

“There are many people who have done well in life through arts, the only way to be successful in any business is to be more disciplined, dedicated and have vision.

We hope that this programme is ideal game-changer in terms of equipping students and graduates the skills they require. The program will help graduates to get knowledge and skills, even start their own business which includes artistic work”, he said.

The seminar was attended by top domestic film actors and musicians that included Lady Jaydee.

On her remarks, Jsydee advised students to work hard if they want to realise dreams.
“ I have been in the music industry for more than 15 years now , but it was not that simple , if you want to succeed in all aspects of life you must remain focused no matter what”, she said.

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