Day of Interaction set for Essequibo today
The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport/ National Sports Commission will launch the Days of Interaction for 2012 at the Anna Regina Community Centre Ground today.
On Sunday, all roads lead to the Anna Regina Community Centre Ground where an anticipated one thousand (1000) athletes and officials will be involved in a number of sports disciplines including Softball Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Circle Tennis, Domino, Table Tennis, Basketball among others.
The Opening Ceremony will include remarks by the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony, Director of Sport, Mr. Neil Kumar, Regional Chairman, Mr. Parmanand Persaud and other Regional and Political functionaries.
The Day of Interaction is expected to be non – alcoholic. Hence, there will be no selling nor consumption of alcohol during the activities at the venue.
At the completion of the activities, there will be presentation of trophies to the winning communities and individuals.
There will also be donations of sports gears and equipment to the region to assist with the development of sports in the various communities.
Minister Anthony will also take the opportunity to visit several Community Centres and playing areas so as to make more playing space available to the people in Essequibo especially the youth.