Youth Month 2017 launches in Soweto
The Department of Arts and Culture in partnership with the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) invites members of the media to the launch of Youth Month at the Hector Pieterson Memorial Museum in Soweto, Johannesburg. Youth Month 2017 will be commemorated under the theme The Year of OR Tambo: Advancing Youth Economic Empowerment.
This year's 16 June Youth Day commemorations will take place at Tshing, Ventersdorp in the North West Province in partnership with the Department of Arts and Culture and other government stakeholders. Activities for the month of June will also be outlined at the launch.
The programme for Youth Month will entail a month long of activities aimed at highlighting the work of the government in providing opportunities for the youth, educating young people about their history and heritage and dialogues with the youth on their role towards social cohesion and nation-building.
Source: Government of South Africa