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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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The Permanent Secretary, Directors and Staff of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport extends warm congratulations to Guyana’s new President, His Excellency, Brigadier David Granger, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo and the recently appointed Cabinet members. We are proud to share in this moment that will no doubt go down […]

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MCYS – April 28, 2015 In observance of International Dance Day 2015, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport is hosting its second Dance Festival. Last year the Ministry held its first dance festival to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the National Dance School which also coincided with International Dance […]

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MCYS – March 26, 2015 Guyana’s colonial history is riddled with incidents of resistance all occurring because of the need for freedom, improved livelihoods and better working conditions. One of those incidents that has gone under the radar for a number of years is the riot which led to the […]

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YOUTH

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MCYS – April 27, 2015 Sixty three youths from communities around Guyana today graduated from a training programe offered by the Board of Industrial Training (BIT) and the Forestry Training Centre Incorporated. The students who hailed from Kwakwani, orealla, Siparuta, Rock Stone, Linden, Caria Caria, 72 Miles and St. Cuthberts […]

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MCYS – December 17, 2014 The Kuru Kuru Training Center (KKTC) is one of the training centers that falls under the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport. It is the only institution that offers residential training in technical and vocational education; this means that the students spend up to 11 […]

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MCYS – December 5, 2014 Around the world today volunteers and volunteer agencies are celebrating International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2014 under the theme “Make change happen, volunteer”. The theme underlines the ability of volunteerism to help create open spaces for dialogue and inclusion, ultimately fostering the participation of people from […]

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SPORT

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The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of one of Guyana’s greatest athletes in the boxing ring. We at the Ministry expresses sincere sympathy to the Lewis family on the untimely passing of Andrew “Six Heads” Lewis. “Six Heads” as he […]

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MCYS – April 23, 2015 The organizers of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) have scheduled four matches for the Guyana National Stadium, Providence in this year’s CPL.  The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport and the CPL organizers today signed an agreement for the use of the Guyana National Stadium. […]

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MCYS – April 4, 2015 The community of Port Mourant, Region 6, is the beneficiary of the latest addition of a spanking new outdoor volleyball court. This project was spearheaded by the Guyana Volleyball Federation through a grant from the International Volleyball Federation and the South American Volleyball Federation. This […]

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