message of celebration and community will reach 33,000 schools in
the UK through a special programme of activities and events organised
by the Commonwealth Institute and the Youth Sport Trust.
take part in themed projects, competitions and festivals with a
Commonwealth flavour and will be given the opportunity to showcase
their talents in a variety of ways.
See our Events
Diary for some selected Spirit of Friendship Festival happenings.
most exciting aspect of this strand of the Spirit of Friendship
Festival is the Mini Commonwealth Games in June. Hundreds of schools
are expected to take part nationwide.
aged 14-19 will be encouraged to organise festivals of sports or
dance with a Commonwealth theme for local primary school children,
encouraging a whole new generation of sports leaders.
The Spirit of
Friendship Festival will run from 11 March - 10 August 2002. Find
out how you can be a part of it by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.