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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 – April 18, 2014 This year marks 100 years since the birth of the Everest Cricket Club in this regard the Club will be holding several events to commemorate this achievement. Last evening the Club released a magazine in recognition of its 100th anniversary. This history packed production draws […]

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MCYS – April 17, 2014 In observance of Easter, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport held its annual celebrations for the season dedicated to the recognition of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and as a reminder of the season’s significance. As part of its duties the Ministry […]

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MCYS – April 11, 2014 Last evening art enthusiasts flocked to the National Art Gallery, Castellani House, where the E. R. Burrowes School of Art opened their Tutors Exhibition. This exhibition is being held after a decade long hiatus nevertheless this particular exhibition will be held on an annual basis; […]

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YOUTH

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MCYS – March 18, 2014 The New Opportunity Corps as part of its Training Programme started a new initiative by utilizing the skills and expertise of residents within Region 2 who are willing to volunteer their services to work along with the staff and students of Guyana’s only juvenile correctional […]

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MCYS – February 19, 2014 The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport held a symposium today for senior officials from the public sector, civil society and development agencies. At the opening ceremony of the symposium at the Carifesta Sports Complex, it was emphasized that the National Youth Policy is not […]

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MCYS – February 13, 2014 The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport has announced that there is still time for input into the drafting of the National Youth Policy. In this regard another consultation was held today at the Ministry’s Boardroom by the Youth Steering Committee where the participants, most […]

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SPORT

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MCYS – April 4, 2013 A team from the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport consisting of the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony, Permanent Secretary, Alfred King, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Steve Ninvalle and the Director of Sport, Neil Kumar visited the athletic track being constructed at […]

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MCYS – March 30, 2014 During yesterday’s continuation of the first South American Karate Championships, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony emphasized that sports is one mechanism that diminishes barriers and bring people together. With regards to karate, the Minister expressed satisfaction with the fact that […]

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MCYS – March 7, 2014 The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony along with Permanent Secretary, Alfred King and Deputy Permanent Secretary, Steve Ninvalle visited the Synthetic track in Leonora, Region to inspect the progress of the work. Last November a similar team visited the track when […]

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