The ‘Kin Wild and Young Eye on Nature 2016’ an art and photography exhibition is presented by the Young Zoologists’ Association (YZA) of Sri Lanka and will showcase over 200 works of art and photographs of different styles that highlight the young talents of YZA and participants from the junior section of the YZA as well.
The Young Zoologists’ Association, also popularly known as the YZA is an organisation of young individuals keen on popularizing conservation through education. The organisation strictly adheres to its motto ‘Protect Nature’, with commitment and dedication. The majority of the organisation consists of students and undergraduates, the rest comprises young professionals and nature lovers under the age of 35.
Located at the National Zoological Gardens, Dehiwala, the YZA has an atmosphere conducive for the study of animals. It provides a great opportunity to study them at close quarters, even though they are not in their natural habitat. The YZA is entirely run by young volunteers, conducting educational programmes with field visits, workshops, exhibitions and seminars on various subjects related to conservation.
The exhibition will be opened to the public from October 14 to 16 at the JDA Perera Gallery, Colombo 7 from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm. Entrance is free. The YZA invites all wildlife and nature lovers to see Kin Wild and Young Eye on Nature and all the wonders of the natural world it offers.