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Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport has clear objective of building up of strong and modern yet culturally rich Guyana. To achieve that and to nurture the youth as a powerful entity that contributes towards effecting economic changes, ministry aims to channelize their energies and idealism while enhancing country’s social and cultural wellbeing.To this effect, the department provides required institutional and infrastructural facilities to these youths via its various programs and schemes that gives them ample opportunities towards self-expression, self-development and self-motivation. This gives them cultural prowess to assume social and civic responsibility leading towards a socially healthy Guyana.

To ensure that every individual with specific focus on youth has equal access to culture and sporting experiences which cater for his/her total development and equip him/her with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to make a meaningful contribution to national development.

CULTURE

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MCYS – June 27, 2014 Education is a journey that may take a number of years however that journey is not complete without two important components – sports and cultural activities/experiences. This concept was emphasized by the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony at a graduation ceremony […]

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MCYS – June 26th, 2014 In 2013 the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Alice Munro for her mastery of the contemporary short story. Last evening the Canadian High Commission hosted a lecture presented by Professor Victor Ramraj entitled “Fantastic Portrayer of Human Being: Alice Munro.”  This achievement is […]

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MCYS – June 19, 2014 Last evening the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport launched its second song festival, rebranded the National Choral Festival. The finals of the festival is scheduled for October 19. This year’s festival hinges on the successes of the first festival held in 2013. While officially […]

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YOUTH

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MCYS – July 11, 2014 Today marks the 25th year since the United Nations has implemented the observance of World Population Day which focuses humanity’s attention on issues relating to global population. Currently, the world’s population stands at an estimated 7.2 billion, and that number is projected to grow at […]

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MCYS – May 21, 2014 The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in partnership with several Guyanese government ministries, Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) and youth oriented non-governmental agencies are hosting a three day workshop where attention is on climate change. This event called referred to as Vybzing is being held in […]

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MCYS – May 15, 2014 In a press conference today, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony stated that he was saddened to hear of allegations of misconduct and/or inappropriate behavior at the New Opportunity Corp (NOC). These allegations have been unfolding over the past week, with […]

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SPORT

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-at commissioning of flood lights at Albion Ground MCYS – July 8, 2014 The sports scene in Region Six has received a boost with the complete installation of flood lights at the Albion Ground. This community ground is one of the most notable facilities with an accomplished history in cricket […]

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MCYS – July 8, 2014 On Sunday last the 9th annual National Basketball Festival was opened at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH). This competition first started in 2006 with 18 schools in a single elimination tournament. This franchise, Youth Basketball Guyana, has been in partnership with the National Sports […]

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MCYS – June 20, 2014 Reports coming out of the Sports Management Workshop hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport this was evident in the innovative ideas presented during today’s closing session by the four groups. The presentations were based on group discussions held during the two and […]

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