International Youth Day
12 August 2021

Special programme of the

Future Creative Leaders Academy  




The FCLA VirtualCampus is an extension of Pitcher Festival's flagship youth academy, the Future Creative Leaders Academy. On the occasion of the 2021 International Youth Day, the Academy is extending its programme offering to students across the Africa and beyond. Following the pattern of the annual programme, participants in this special  programme will have the opportunity to participate in curated seminars, workshops and competitions. 


FCLA VirtualCampus is free to attend and is primarily designed for those taking courses leading to roles in digital, creative and marketing communications. However, the programme is open to all students in universities and  tertiary institutions any where in the world who would like to work in the creative industries irrespective of their present course of study. Participants should be in a full-time undergraduate programme and should be at least 18 years old.


The theme of International Youth Day 2021 is, “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”.