July 29,2020.

Upcoming Virtual Event: Youth Music Festival



Youth worldwide are invited to participate in the Youth Music Festival, a virtual global concert on July 29, 2020. 

The theme of the Youth Music Festival is “Hear the Voice of the Lord” based on President Russell M. Nelson’s invitation and promise that as we hear Him, we will find “success, happiness, and joy in this life” (“Hear Him,” April 2020 general conference). As youth seek to hear Him, they will be better equipped to then “go and do” (see 1 Nephi 3:7), which is the 2020 Youth theme.

The pre-recorded, 40-minute, livestream virtual concert will feature personal, powerful testimonies by youth and Church leaders, inspiring music in various languages, as well as photos, videos, and performances of youth from around the world.

Youth are encouraged to invite their Latter-day Saint friends and friends of other faiths to watch. 

How to Watch Live

On Wednesday, July 29, tune in at 6:00 p.m. mountain daylight time to watch the concert on the YouTube.com/StrivetoBe. It will also be available on the Church's Live Broadcasts or Facebook Live pages.


EFY to be held virtually this year—here's what it will be like


Youth who were signed up for Especially For Youth may have been wondering how to fill their time this summer when the event was canceled because of COVID-19. But now, they don’t have to.

In a production studio at Brigham Young University’s campus in Provo, Utah, two youth explain that EFY, typically a week-long summer program aimed a strengthening youth's commitment to the gospel, will be held virtually this year. To demonstrate their point, the video, which was recorded as though the hosts were sitting next to each other, is actually social distancing at its finest as they were filmed separately.

The hosts explain that instead of meeting together for EFY this year, the organization will share weekly video messages every Tuesday beginning on June 23. These videos will highlight some of the best parts of EFY, including thoughts from EFY session directors, while building up to a culminating hour-long virtual event on July 21.

In addition to listening to inspiring messages focused on Christ, EFY participants will be having some fun this year by learning to line dance and participating in a virtual variety show. EFY will highlight youths’ talents on its social media pages before and after the talent show.  follow the Facebook page here participate on the youtube channel for more fun.