Youth Week 2015 connects young people to their community

Published 10th April, 2015 in Arts & Culture, Sport & Recreation, Education, Education

National Youth Week celebrations across NSW will see more than 84,000 young people participate in live entertainment performances, festivals, workshops and sporting activities.

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Youth Week

Youth Week in NSW runs from April 10 – 19 with a dynamic program of events and activities on offer, which will shine the spotlight on the interests, skills and talents of young people and involve them in their local community.

With 151 local councils participating in Youth Week and more than 700 events to take place there is something for everyone.

Film geeks can get involved in making short films and movie lovers can head to pop up film festivals.

For artists and budding designers there’s 3D printing workshops, lantern making workshops and art exhibitions focusing on indigenous art and graffiti art.

Graphic designers can enter the Youth Week design competition to create a winning design that showcases their talent, helps promote Youth Week and the winner will take home a $1,000 cash prize.

For sports nuts soccer tournaments, football matches and basketball sessions are happening and local skate parks around NSW will host Skateboarding Australia’s Streetwise Skate Clinics.

Musicians can take their instruments along to one of the many jamming workshops for guitar players, ukulele players and drummers.

This year YouthRock, the state wide talent search competition, will see NSW high school student’s bands descend on Sutherland Entertainment Centre. The competition is held over five days and judged by representatives from the music and recording industry with the grand final on day five, Sunday April 19.

More information

Visit the Youth Week website to locate a Youth Week 2015 event near you.

Published 10th April, 2015 in Arts & Culture, Sport & Recreation, Education, Education