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National Youth Week 2016

Providenciales, TCI, September 23, 2016 – In keeping with the United Nations International Youth Day; The Department of Youth Affairs is please to celebrate National Youth Week 2016 under the theme “Celebrating Art and Culture in TCI” during  26th-30th September 2016.  National Youth Week events are scheduled for all the islands at both Primary and High school level. There will be speech competitions on North Caicos and Grand Turk, a culturally themed island treasure hunt on South Caicos as well as local youth artist performances throughout.

All highlighted by the Jazz in the Garden themed concert on Friday 30th September 2016 which will showcase the talents of schools from around the islands at the National Stadium on Providenciales.
Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Youth, Sports and Library Services, Hon. Akierra Missick stated; “This year’s events are centered on allowing young people to express themselves through the various arts.   This outlet is an opportunity to demonstrate both cultural and personal identity while also learning of the importance of preserving Turks & Caicos Islands long and storied cultural background.”

YOUTH WEEK 2016 – SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES – North/Middle Caicos

Monday

September 26th

Inter- Primary School

General Devotion

All Primary schools will combine for devotions Venue TBA

8:40am

All Schools/ General Public
Tuesday

September 27th

Inter- Primary Speech Competition Each school will have two contestants for our Quiz Competition.  Two schools will advance to the championship round Venue TBA

10am

 

 

Students/ General Public

Wednesday

September 28th

 

 

Talent/Culture Night

 

Culture event promoting TCI heritage Venue TBA

7PM

 

All Schools/ General Public
Thursday

September 29th

Inter- house Speech Competition Each house will have 2 contestants for the competition.  There will be the winning house, and the best speaker award. Venue TBA

10am

 

Raymond Gardiner High School
Friday

30th September 2016

Jazz In the Garden Jazz performances by schools from around islands National Stadium

4PM

All Schools/ General Public

 

 

 

 

 

YOUTH WEEK 2016 – SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES – SOUTH CAICOS

 

 

Date Event Description Venue & Time Participants

 

Monday

September 26th

Devotions Devotions with all schools to commemorate Youth Day Methodist Church

9:00am

All Schools/ General Public
Tuesday

September 27th

Island Treasure Hunt Island Treasure Hunt Parade Ground

5PM

 

All Schools/ General Public
Wednesday

September 28th

 

 

Cultural Concert Culture event promoting TCI heritage Regatta Village

7PM

 

All Schools/ General Public
Friday

30th September 2016

Jazz In the Garden Jazz performances by schools from around islands National Stadium

4PM

All Schools/ General Public

 

YOUTH WEEK 2016 – SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES – GRAND TURK

 

Date Event Description Venue & Time Participants

 

Sunday

September 25th

National Youth Day Service Church Service Church Service to  commemorate Youth Day HJ Robinson Parade Ground

 

All Schools/ General Public
Monday

September 26th

Devotions   HJ Robinson High HJ Robinson High
Tuesday

September 27th

Speech Competition Speech Competition Ona Glinton Primary

10am

 

All Schools/ General Public
Wednesday

September 28th

 

 

Arts and Culture Day Display of arts and culture and games 4:30pm

NK Francis Park

 

All Schools/ General Public
Thursday

September 29th

Youth Got Talent Talent Show 7 pm

Library Tennis Court

 

All Schools/ General Public
Friday

30th September 2016

Jazz In the Garden Jazz performances by schools from around islands National Stadium

4PM

All Schools/ General Public

 

YOUTH WEEK 2016 – SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES – PROVIDENCIALES

 

Date Event Description Venue & Time Participants

 

Monday

September 25th

Devotions Devotions to  commemorate Youth Day Clement Howell High

8:40am

Clement Howell High
Tuesday

September 27th

 

A Taste of TCI

Forum on the evolution of Art and culture in TCI with sampling of locally made dishes  

Gustavus Sports Complex

10am

 

 

All Schools/ General Public

Wednesday

September 28th

 

 

 

Arts Exhibition

Display of arts and craft by local artist Provo Public Library

12 pm

 

All Schools/ General Public
Friday

September 30th

Foot Steps For Good Charity Walk (Provo) Charity Walk

From Clement Howell High to National Stadium

Clement Howell High to National Stadium

7 am

All Schools/ General Public
Friday

30th September 2016

 

Jazz In the Garden

Jazz performances by schools from around islands National Stadium

4PM

All Schools/ General Public

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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