Requirements to Enroll in the Festival
Requirements to Enroll in the Vocational Fair
Once selected, you will need to register as a pilgrim.
Fill out the registration form in the Festival module.
Send samples of previous work and experience
Send full technical requirements
Send a description of your proposal, including length.
Your Vocations Fair proposal will not be considered until you are registered as a pilgrim.
Register your candidacy in the festival module by clicking the Vocations Fair option.
The proposal must be well explained and described with the main information. It must include audio-visual content (not just slides and images).
Proposals should combine traditional, innovative, youth-oriented and modern elements.
Keep the guidelines of the pastoral framework for WYD Panama 2019 in mind.
Frequently Asked Questions to register for the Festival
1. What is the Youth Festival?
The Youth Festival is part of the program of activities that will take place during World Youth Day (WYD) Panama 2019. Its purpose is to bring young people from around the world together through the sharing of their artistic and religious talents, and also, through faith and life experiences. There will be many events, including music, theatre, dance, exhibits, gatherings and much more.
2. Where and When?
The Youth Festival will begin even before the Main Events, on Monday January 21, 2019, and will continue until Sunday, January 27, after the Final Mass. There will be events on various stages and locations throughout Panama City during the afternoons and evenings.
3. How to Participate?
Pilgrims who will be attending WYD Panama 2019, and who want to share their talents or organize an event, should send their initial proposal, with all the relevant information to the following email: [email protected] There is no need to register before sending in a proposal.
4. Who can participate?
Everyone! All individuals, groups and communities can contribute to the Youth Festival. This invitation is open to everyone (Catholic or not) who want to express their faith in Christ through an artistic event, lecture, prayer gathering or other type of event. All you have to do is send in a proposal!
5. Can people with disabilities participate?
Yes. We are trying to do our best to respond to the needs of people with disabilities. The Youth Festival team is doing all they can to make sure that everyone who wants to participate can do so.