SCHOOLS from 17 countries are in Llangollen to take part in this week’s inaugural World Youth Skills Challenge.
Groups from as far as Yemen, Ghana and Uganda, will take part in events, which include sports, drama and dance, art, chess, maths and cooking.
The event carries the Olympic seal of approval and has been granted the Inspire Mark, the badge of the London 2012 Inspire Programme.
Chairman Lord Sebastian Coe said: “Projects like the World Youth Skills challenge are enabling people in North East Wales to make positive life changes.”
The finale will be the Friday Farewell Extravaganza, organised by ex-Dinas Brân pupil David Green of Xuberance events.