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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 – December 18, 2014 At last evening’s Guyana Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition 2014, renowned Guyanese Painter, Sculptor, Poet, Thinker, Critic, Musician, and Teacher – Stanley Greaves was presented with a Lifetime Award for his achievement in Guyanese Art. In this regard, a citation of high honour was presented […]

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-all objectives achieved – Minister Anthony MCYS – December 15, 2014 The winners of the 2nd National Choral Festival – “Voices in Harmony” were today recognized for their exemplary performances on the evening of November 9th, 2014. The winners of this year’s festival, in the small group were the Circle […]

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MCYS – December 15, 2015 On Saturday evening the National Cultural Center came alive with the “Sounds of the Forest”, the first indigenous song festival. While this festival is unlike the others hosted by the Culture Ministry, it is unique because Guyanese were given the opportunity to listen to the […]

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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 – November 27, 2014 A few weeks Guyana the Guyana Chess Federation announced that it was organizing its first international competition here in Guyana. The UMADA Cup is an international Chess competition which falls under the hospices of FIDE President, Kirsan Llyumzhinov. Also partnering in this event is the […]

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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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