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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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(Georgetown – August 20, 2015) – The 8th annual Taxidermy Children’s Camp at the Guyana National Museum came to an end yesterday with a simple graduation. The participants of the camp which was held in two phases saw the 46 participants being presented with certificates of participation. Two of them […]

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(Georgetown, August 13, 2015) – The Ministry of Education has reinvigorated its outlook at the inclusion of music in the school system. Recently, a four week music workshop for primary school teachers came to an end however this is not an isolated effort. Today, the Music School concluded its Music […]

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(Georgetown, August 11, 2015) – In an effort to protect our heritage sites, the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sport through the Guyana National Trust has commenced mounting warning signs. The process started today at the 1823 monument where the Minister within the Ministry of Education, Nicolette […]


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YOUTH

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(Georgetown, August 12, 2015) – On the international calendar today is a significant day because it marks the observance of International Youth Day 2015. The global youth population makes up a large, and evidently growing, population in the world as such their participation in decision making has become more critical. […]

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The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is an organisation of 15 Caribbean nations and the CARICOM Youth Ambassador Programme (CYAP) was established in 1993 with two Youth Ambassadors appointed from each country. The CYAP acts as the regional network of Caribbean young people and provides a platform for youth participation in CARICOM […]

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-       433 students graduate from YEST programme (Georgetown – July 24, 2015) – The Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sport held its annual graduation for students who completed studies offered by the Youth Entrepreneurial Skills Training (YEST) programme.  Today saw a cumulative 433 young men and women […]


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SPORT

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(Georgetown – August 19, 2015) – World Archery Americas in collaboration with the Guyana Sport Shooting Federation and the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sport will be launching Archery Guyana. Mr. Diego Torres from World Archery Americas, an international coach and archer from Columbia is visiting for […]

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by Emily Singh (Carib101 Media Corp) Guyana is not only the land of many waters but also proved to be the land of many talents during the 2015 Pan American games in Toronto. The dynamic three man Guyanese squash team proved to be a force to be reckoned with. Players […]

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The Ministry of Education: Department of Culture, Youth and Sport community grounds enhancement project in 2015 Community grounds will be considered for repairs and/or upgrade up to a value of $1M. The conditions for consideration of submissions are as follows: – The Facility must have a Management committee that should […]


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