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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 – November 20, 2014 Last evening literary enthusiasts flocked to the Theatre Guild to be a part of another lecture being added to the Edgar Mittleholzer Lecture Series. On this occasion Dr. Juanita Cox presented on Edgar Mittleholzer’s fascination with religion. Dr. Cox has studied and presented several academic […]

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MCYS – November 10, 2014 It was an eventful evening at the National Cultural Centre as Guyanese choral groups took centre stage to display their amazing singing skills in the National Choral Festival – the 2014 edition – under the theme “Voices in Harmony”. This year’s theme was a fitting […]

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MCYS – November 5, 2014 Remembrance Day is observed around the world on the second Sunday in November, in that regard, the Head of State, President Donald Ramotar, Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, the Leader of the Opposition, Ret. Brigadier David Granger, the Deputy Mayor of Georgetown, Patricia Chase-Green, Members of […]

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YOUTH

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MCYS – November 19, 2014 The United Nations office in Guyana today held a consultative youth forum on the global call to action for youth. The 2-day event is being held at the Princess Hotel under the theme “Realizing the Future We Want Post-2015”. So as to cover the variables […]

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MCYS – November 19, 2014 The UNFPA’s office in Guyana today launched the new report on the State of the World Population 2014 under the theme “The Power of 1.8 Billion: Adolescents, Youth and the Transformation of the Future.” This document was launched in Guyana at the Princess Hotel during […]

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MCYS – November 17, 2014 Over the years the Youth Department of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport has been working on ensuring that young Guyanese are empowered through interactive programmes designed to enhance skills, and develop attitudes so that they can make meaningful contributions to national development and […]

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SPORT

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MCYS – November 19, 2014 Guyana will be hosting for the first time the UMADA Cup, an international Chess competition, being organized by the Guyana Chess Federation which falls under the hospices of FIDE President, Kirsan Llyumzhinov. Also partnering in this event is the Confederacion de Ajedrez para America (CCA). […]

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MCYS –November 19, 2014 This year is the 6th year the Guinness Greatest of the Streets football competition is being held. This competition is unlike any other as it brings players together in a form of street football. In his remarks, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Youth […]

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MCYS – November 14, 2014 The Guyana School of Agriculture held its annual inter-house athletic championship and day of sports was held today at the school’s compound. The event brought together students from the Essequibo and Mon Repos campuses. The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony was […]

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