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Youth Day celebrated in Uniondale and Haarlem

In the photograph above youngsters take part in games at the Haarlem Youth Day event.

George Municipality Youth Office in Uniondale celebrated National Youth Day in Uniondale and Haarlem in June 2024. The Municipality held two successful events in collaboration with SAPS, Cape Nature, the Department of Social Development and Nikwe Enterprise. The two events that were held on different days were held at the Uniondale Lyonville Sports Ground and at the Haarlem Community Hall.

According to Christal Jansen, Coordinator of the Youth Office in Uniondale, the programmes included motivational speakers, entertainment, indigenous games, and sports. Jansen said both events were very well attended by the youth with approximately 450 youngsters in attendance.



Youngsters in the Haarlem Community Hall during the event.

Haarlem United Congregational Church Youth Dance group.

Justin Jooste gave a speech on the background and history of Youth Day in Uniondale.

Masibulele Ndlela from the Department of Labour speaks to the youth about employment and opportunities.

 Sergeant  Eslin Du Preez speaking on crime to the Youth in Uniondale.

Youngsters playing soccer at the Haarlem event.

The Uniondale Boys brigade walking through the streets of Uniondale.

Youngsters challenge each other during a basketball game.

A young boy getting his face painted during the Uniondale event.

The Uniondale Junior dance group entertaining the youngsters at the event.

Some of the youngsters took part in different sport codes including Netball

Games at Haarlem Youth Day event