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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 – October 22, 2014 In observance of the festival of lights – Diwali, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport held its usual observance where the staff and other invites are informed of the significance of the festival and its moral values. In today’s celebration, the gathering was treated […]

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MCYS – October 21, 2014 On Sunday last, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony joined the Muslim community in Meten Meer Zorg for the opening of their new Mosque. The new building was constructed at a cost of $90M GUY which was donated by Zakat House […]

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-at MOE grant distribution MCYS – October, 20, 2014 Over the last weekend the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony joined the Education Ministry in its distribution of the $10,000 grant being given to parents across Guyana. On Saturday, he joined parents at the New Campbelleville Secondary […]

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YOUTH

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MCYS – October, 22, 2014 The distribution of the Education Ministry’s “Because We Care” grants continued today, this time in Region 5 where there were nine (9) distribution sites. The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony met with parents and teachers at the No. 8 Secondary School […]

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MCYS – October 8, 2014 This year saw over 580 young people expressing interest in attending the Kuru Kuru Training Center (KKTC) on the Linden/Sosedyke Highway, and of that number 242 were selected to pursue their studies. The new students were selected from all 10 Administrative Regions.  They will be […]

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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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SPORT

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MCYS – October, 24, 2014 One of the first indicators of the return of International Tennis to Guyana was seen yesterday with the start of another phase of the Inter-Guiana Games (IGG). Young tennis players from Suriname and French Guiana joined Guyanese players at the GBTI Recreational Centre in Bel […]

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MCYS – October 21, 2014 The 8th annual Ride for Life – 5 stage cycle race ended on Sunday last with long-time cyclist, Robin Singh as the overall winner. The other outstanding cyclists included Alonzo Greave (2nd), Gerome Williams (3rd), Marlon Williams (4th), Paul DeNorgrega (5th), Scott Savory (6th), Michael […]

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MCYS – October 17, 2014 Over the last few days the joint services – the Guyana Defense Force, the Guyana Police Force, the Guyana Fire Service, the Guyana Prison Services and the City Constabulary have been displaying their athletic skills in the highly competitive Inter Services Annual Athletic Championships which […]

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