World Youth Day 2016 logoThe Office for Young People (OYP) plans to lead a contingent of 200 pilgrims to World Youth Day (WYD) 2016, in Krakow, Poland.

An Information Day has been set for those interested to find out more the pilgrimage. It will be held on Oct 17 at the Office for Young People at 2 Lorong Low Koon from 2-5pm.

Archbishop William Goh and several other priests will accompany the pilgrims to the international youth celebration.

According to OYP, the trip will be from July 18 to Aug 3, 2016, with the cost set at $3,800 per participant. The age range for participants is 21-35.

The Information Day will cover topics such as the pilgrimage programme, what the cost of $3,800 covers, WYD theme and pilgrims’ expectations.

As part of the pre-WYD preparation programme, OYP is organising a recollection for participants in Czestochowa, Poland, on July 20.

Participants will also attend the Youth Arise International Festival from in Krakow from July 22-24. The celebration is organised by  an international movement of young adults and is a prelude to WYD itself, which is from July 26-31.

Registration for the Information Day is required and may be done on the OYP website (

Those unable to attend the Information Day can still leave their name on the OYP website to be kept updated on the preparations.