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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 – July 22, 2014 Last evening the Walter Roth Museum held a lecture regarding the archaeological investigations done at Warapana in the Pomeroon River by Dr. Mark Plew from Boise State University and a group of students from the University of Guyana. The project was a part of the […]

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-special attention being placed on music arrangers MCYS – July 16, 2014 This morning the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony received a cheque valuing $1.3M from Republic Bank for sponsorship of the 5th Right Start Pan Minors Music Literacy programme. This programme is seen as a […]

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MCYS – July 14, 2014 About six months ago the Loyola Film Festival was launched and endorsed by the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony. The first edition of the festival which was organized by CatholicTV Guyana came to an end last Friday evening with an award […]

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YOUTH

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MCYS – July 19th, 2014 The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport is committed to the continued empowerment of Guyana’s youth, and this is evident through the provision of skills and knowledge via the Youth Entrepreneurial and Skills Training (YEST) programme in a residential and non-residential environment. Since the start […]

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MCYS – July 11, 2014 Today marks the 25th year since the United Nations has implemented the observance of World Population Day which focuses humanity’s attention on issues relating to global population. Currently, the world’s population stands at an estimated 7.2 billion, and that number is projected to grow at […]

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MCYS – May 21, 2014 The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in partnership with several Guyanese government ministries, Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) and youth oriented non-governmental agencies are hosting a three day workshop where attention is on climate change. This event called referred to as Vybzing is being held in […]

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SPORT

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MCYS – July 16, 2014   The first of a number of summer camps hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport commenced on Monday with an overwhelming turn-out.  Despite being greeted by a heavy down pour of rain, some 125 youngsters turned up at the Colgrain Pool, Camp […]

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MCYS – July 16, 2014 Young Guyanese cricket captains and enthusiasts were given the opportunity to rub elbows with and interact with players from the Amazon Warriors who are competing in the Caribbean Premier league (CPL) matches. During the Captains’ seminar held at the Resource Centre, Woolford Avenue the attendees […]

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MCYS – July 14, 2014 The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony has extended an invitation to athletes, particularly those who would be representing Guyana at the Commonwealth Games, to use the synthetic track at Leonora, Region 3. The track’s lanes has been marked and will give […]

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