Youth Day is a public holiday in Kiribati.
Celebration of this holiday is aimed to promote healthy lifestyle among youth and children of Kiribati.
A solemn parade marks the beginning of the holiday in Kiribati.
The parade is followed by numerous sports competitions between youth clubs and Christian youth organizations.
Young people from different regions and islands of Kiribati (the Republic consists of 33 islands in the central Pacific Ocean) come to compete.
Held first Monday in August.