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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 – August 18, 2014 The Caribbean Press is fully its mandate, those were the sentiments of Professor Al Creighton who acted in the role of chairperson at the launch of 15 new books by the Caribbean Press. The Umana Yana was filled with book lovers particularly those who appreciate […]

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-Guyana nominated as VC for new Inter-American Committee on Culture (CIC) MCYS – August 18, 2014 The VI Inter-American Meeting of Ministers of Culture and Highest Appropriate Authorities, focused on “Cultural Interdependence in the Context of Globalization,” concluded on August 13th in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in a ceremony that featured the […]

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MCYS – August 12, 2014 Thirty eight years ago the construction of the National Cultural Centre was completed by Norris Mitchell Associates. That construction agency is now located in Grenada. Today, Mr. Norris Mitchell handed over the original drawings of the NCC to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of […]

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YOUTH

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MCYS – August 13, 2014 Yesterday was International Youth Day 2014, and as is the norm many people joined in celebrating youth. This year the theme was “Mental Health Matters”. In observance of the day, the Ministries of Culture, Youth and Sport and Health in collaboration with the United National […]

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MCYS – July 30, 2014 Another batch of over 140 children from across Guyana have successful completed  the Right Start Pan Minors Music Literacy Programme which is offered through a partnership between the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport and Republic Bank. A few weeks ago the Bank presented the […]

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MCYS – July 28, 2014 The catering class at the New Opportunity Corp (NOC) has received a considerable boost in the form of equipment that will enhance the delivery of the course at the institution.  The funding for the retooling of the catering class was donated by Eerepami – German […]

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SPORT

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MCYS – August 12, 2014 Grand Master Sensai, Frank Woon-a-tai from the Guyana Karate College today presented a certificate to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, Alfred King recognizing the Minister of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony as an honorary […]

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We at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport are very pleased with the performance of the Guyana Team in this year’s Inter-Guiana Games held right here in Guyana. Guyana’s outstanding performance in the competition is due to the hard work, commitment and dedication of the athletes and their coaches. […]

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The  Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport is overjoyed with the stellar performance displayed by Guyana’s Under-19 cricket team who were recently crowned the  West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) regional Under-19 three day champions. This outstanding show of sportsmanship by the entire team is an indication that Guyana has a […]

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