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INCLUSION AT THE HEART OF WORLD YOUTH FESTIVAL 2022

By United Through Sports | November 21, 2022

Bangkok – The core value of United Through Sports (UTS) is inclusion as a basic human right. An inclusive environment and society can only exist if all members feel a part of it. The third and fourth day of the World Youth Festival 2022 was a showcase of inclusion. The World Youth Festival celebrates and encourages us all to embrace everyone regardless of their race, age, gender, disability, religion and cultural beliefs. Through the unique and powerful platform of sports no matter where the youth come from or their background, all youth have a place to feel equal. True inclusion …

GREAT START OF THE WEEK FOR THE UTS WORLD YOUTH FESTIVAL

By United Through Sports | November 14, 2022

Bangkok – The 5th edition of the UTS World Youth Festival launched on Monday evening with a shower of rain regarded as a sign of good luck in the Kingdom of Thailand. The opening ceremony was a spectacular demonstration of youth and athlete performers, dazzling the audience in all their diversity. The ceremony was led by youth from across the world and included 15 UTS Youth Ambassadors from 5 continents. The magnificent Siam Sinfonietta led by conductor Somtow Sucharitkul consisted of 72 young musicians and choir, who performed throughout the evening. A stunning composition written for the Youth Festival by …

JOIN THE YOUTH WORLD FESTIVAL FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD

By United Through Sports | November 12, 2022

Bangkok – The UTS World Youth Festival 2022 is happening in just a few days. More dedicated than ever United Through Sports celebrates inclusion, equality, non-discrimination, and peace-promotion. After a challenging few years, due to the pandemic, the event will physically take place in Bangkok. With a hybrid format, this festival reaches more youth than ever before. Our new Virtual Platform ensures we include everyone: it doesn’t matter where you are, you can be part of our festival. Over 2000 youth will participate on the ground in Bangkok and thousands are expected to join virtually and watch the conference and medal ceremony …

BANGKOK GLOBAL STAGE FOR YOUTH, SPORT AND INCLUSION

By United Through Sports | October 26, 2022

The fifth edition of the UTS World Youth Festival is taking place from 14-20 November 2022 in Bangkok. After a huge success last year in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the festival is now in the Kingdom of Thailand and will be held on the grounds of the prestigious Srinakharinwirot University. The World Youth Festival is under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee, Paralympic Committee, Special Olympics, SportAccord, GAISF, and AIMS. More than ever, sports must contribute with a united effort towards a better tomorrow. United Through Sports promotes inclusion, non-discrimination, equality, and peace-promotion for and with the youth of …

UTS VIRTUAL COMPETITIONS UNITE THE YOUTH OF THE WORLD THROUGH SPORTS

By United Through Sports | October 26, 2022

Bangkok – The United Through Sports (UTS) World Youth Festival 2022 was activated this year with 5 virtual competitions. Last year, in the midst of the pandemic the World Youth Festival took place virtually. There was an unexpected and overwhelming number of people that joined. The festival had over 50,000 youth joining from across 126 countries. At the core, the festival built upon the four pillars of UTS, inclusion, equality, non-discrimination, and promotion of peace by inviting youth with and without disabilities, youth from challenged backgrounds, and those from diverse cultures and religions. At the center, the festival encouraged all youth …