Youth Fest NI back by popular demand

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Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
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With a hugely successful launch in Kilbroney Park last Summer, Youth Fest NI 2012 saw over 2,000 local people attending what was the biggest festival for young people ever to come to Newry and Mourne.

Building on last year’s success the festival is back with a bang and this year promises to be even bigger and better, with some brand new mystery events and guests up their sleeve.

Offering everything from live music and outdoor games to tips on entrepreneurship and youth employment, the festival was a one stop shop for young people and their parents looking for an action packed family day out.

Back by popular demand, the festival is returning to Kilbroney Park with a host of brand new events and special appearances which promise to be even bigger and better than last year.

Now with some hard earned experience under their belts and a few shiny new members on the team, the Youth Fest organizing committee has well and truly got its shoulder to the wheel with fundraising and planning in full swing for the festival’s much anticipated return.

Chairperson, Mark Gibbons is very excited about the return of the festival and the new events which they now have on board.

Speaking to Newry Times, he commented, “We are delighted to be bringing a range of new activities and events to Youth Fest 2013 and with over 20 events including mountain biking workshops, zorbing and some special mystery guests there will be something for everyone who comes along.

“This year we have tailored the festival around Sports, Health and Well-being, Ethnic Diversity, Arts and Music. We have expanded to make full use of the grounds in the park which has been a fantastic boost for the festival.

Mark added, “As the festival is completely free we rely heavily on local sponsorship and fundraising so I urge local businesses and individuals who can support us in any way to contact me as soon as possible. All help is much appreciated and will enable us to continue providing this unique festival to the local youth for free.”

The festival will take place in Kilbroney Park on Saturday 6th July from 10am – 6pm. For more information on what will be in store at this years’ festival or how to get involved visit www.youthfestni.com and facebook.com/youthfestni


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