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Cost of world youth festival was R100m, says NYDA

The National Youth Development Agency has revealed that the true cost of hosting the 17th World Festival of Youth was in excess of R100-million.

Youth festival cost R100m

The 17th World Festival of Youth and Students cost R100-million to stage, instead of the R69-million first reported, the NYDA said on Tuesday.

Persecution complex at food and whine fest

Poor organisation leaves the Moroccan delegates at the 17th World Festival of Youth and Students feeling unfairly treated.

Beer, rain and condoms: Welcome to the youth festival

The first World Festival of Youth and Students to be held in South Africa was reminiscent, in many ways, of a beer festival.

Day three of youth festival off to a slow start

Day three of the 17th World Festival of Youth and Students got off to a slow start with delegates still arriving at the events centre by mid-morning.

Speakers don’t show at youth festival

Several prominent speakers failed to show up at the controversial World Youth Festival, with organisers saying none of them confirmed attendance.

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