Please work with Aberdeen City Council to ensure that there is budgetary provision made every year for the Aberdeen International Youth Festival for the future. It is as important to Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire as the Edinburgh Festival is to Edinburgh.
Why is this important?
Aberdeen needs international events that not only bring competitors but also brings visitors from around the world to Aberdeen City and Shire. We need to ensure Aberdeen is showcased around the world and the Aberdeen International Youth Festival brings so many visitors to Aberdeen its continued future is vital for the Aberdeen City and Shire Economy and the cities worldwide reputation that the city is open for business.