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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 26, 2014 THE Iwokrama International Centre (IIC), in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, launched a ‘Travelling Exhibition’ at the Guyana National Museum. The exhibition, which opened today also saw partnership from the Newcastle University, UK and the North Rupununi District Development Board (NRDDB). […]

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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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YOUTH

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MCYS – November 24, 2014 On Saturday last, the Volunteer Youth Platform of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports held its inaugural National Youth Awards which aims at recognizing the accomplishments of youth within the age range 14-29 years who have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in their communities through […]

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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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SPORT

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MCYS – November 24, 2014 Despite the inclement weather, bike riders turn out yesterday afternoon for the annual Big Ride which attracts cyclists of all ages. This event is the brain-child of the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony. The main aim of this event is to […]

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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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