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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 – February 20, 2014 In keeping with the intellectual aspect of the Mashramani celebrations, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport opened its annual art exhibition at the National Art Gallery – Castellani House. Each year the exhibition focuses on a different aspect of Guyana’s Republic status, this year […]

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MCYS – February 20, 2015 Ten agencies joined the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport for the annual literary street fair held thr avenue between Church and Quamina Streets. The participating agencies include the University of Guyana and National Libraries, Book Foundation, Georgetown Reading and Research Centre, the Guyana Heritage […]

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MCYS – February 19, 2015 Guyana’s 45th Republic celebrations continued today with the opening of the annual Mash Exhibition at the Guyana National Museum. The exhibition will be open for one month. This year’s exhibition is very informative especially for school children and the general public as it includes not […]

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YOUTH

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MCYS – December 17, 2014 The Kuru Kuru Training Center (KKTC) is one of the training centers that falls under the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport. It is the only institution that offers residential training in technical and vocational education; this means that the students spend up to 11 […]

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MCYS – December 5, 2014 Around the world today volunteers and volunteer agencies are celebrating International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2014 under the theme “Make change happen, volunteer”. The theme underlines the ability of volunteerism to help create open spaces for dialogue and inclusion, ultimately fostering the participation of people from […]

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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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SPORT

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MCYS – February 27, 2015 Guyana’s outlook on swimming was further enhanced today with the official commissioning of the anticipated 25m warm-up, warm-down pool at Aquatic Centre located at Lilendaal, E.C.D. This accomplishment lifts Guyana’s chances of being able to lobby to host international and regional competitions. The 25m pool […]

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-at reopening of Health Ministry Sports Clinic MCYS – February 19, 2015 During the 1970’s the Ministry of Health established a Sports Clinic at the Castellani House.  The clinic provided sports medicine services for athletes of various sporting disciplines. Unfortunately, in the early 1990’s this facility was closed due to […]

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MCYS – February 19, 2015 In a simple but significant ceremony, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony joined the executives of the Maltinoes Sports Club at their club for the presentation of a grass-cutter along with accessories and a grass-cutter. The equipment was donated by the […]

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