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First Minister announces £1m for youth arts, 14/11/14 [S]

The First Minister today secured the future of Scotlandís national youth theatre, announcing a £1 million package of public and private funding to engage more young people in culture and the arts.

The three-year investment will support Scottish Youth Theatre, the National Youth Choir of Scotland, National Youth Orchestra of Scotland and YDance to deepen youth arts participation in the run up to Scotlandís Year of Young People in 2018.

The funding will strengthen and support the national youth arts companiesí work to deliver the ambitions set out in Scotlandís first ever youth arts strategy, ĎTime to Shineí.

For full details see the Scottish Government news release.

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First Minister announces £1m for youth arts