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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

General

I belong to a Movement/Congregation, is it possible for a WYD representative to be present at one of our events?
How can I contribute with my donation?
How can I sponsor WYD Lisbon 2023?
Is Lisbon a safe city?
 What is the official currency of Lisbon?

Organization

When will WYD Lisbon 2023 take place?
What is WYD?
What are the objectives of WYD?
Who is responsible for the organization of World Youth Day in Lisbon?
At the level of the dioceses in Portugal, is there an organizing structure?
Who is the Local Organizing Committee team composed of?
 What does the WYD Lisbon 2023 week consist of?
What are the highlights of World Youth Day?
Where will the main events be celebrated?

Registrations

What are the registration dates for WYD?
How can I register for WYD?
What are the age limits for registration?
I am of another religion or religious community, can I participate in the WYD?
Is there a fee to participate in WYD Lisbon 2023?

Volunteering

When are applications for WYD Lisbon 2023 volunteers open?
How can I become a volunteer?
Are there age limits for volunteering?
What profile should volunteers have? 
How available will I have to be to volunteer at WYD?
What functions should a volunteer perform?
Who can volunteer at WYD Lisbon 2023?
As a volunteer, will I receive a document that I can use in my visa application?

Communication and Brand

Who should I contact if I have any questions regarding WYD Lisbon 2023?
How can I know more about WYD?
I am a journalist and I would like to request information about WYD Lisbon 2023. What should I do?
I'm a journalist and I want to cover WYD Lisbon 2023. Do I need to register?
I'm a journalist and I want to cover WYD Lisbon 2023. How can I get my accreditation?
My group (diocese, parish, bishops' conference...) is preparing materials about WYD Lisbon 2023. Can we use the logo and is there a manual for using the brand?
How can I purchase WYD Lisbon 2023 merchandising?

Pastoral

Does the WYD Lisbon 2023 program include any festivals?
What are the cultural and artistic areas of the Youth Festival for which I can present a project?
Do I have to be a pilgrim to apply for the Youth Festival?
How can I apply to participate in the Youth Festival?
Will there be a sports tournament at the Youth Festival? How can I apply?
Preparatory catecheses for WYD Lisbon 2023: What are they? When will they be available? In what format?
Is there a day of prayer for WYD Lisbon 2023 and what does it consist of?
What are the WYD symbols?
What happens to the symbols once they reach the national territory?
I am a priest and I am available for confession during WYD Lisbon 2023. What should I do? What documents should I submit?

Days in Dioceses

What are "Days in Dioceses"?
When and how do I sign up for "Days in dioceses"?
I would like to receive information about the Days in the Dioceses.

Inclusion and Environment

What actions are being taken to ensure an environmentally friendly preparation and execution of WYD Lisbon 2023?
I have a motor/sensory/intellectual disability, can I be a pilgrim at WYD Lisbon 2023?
Will WYD Lisbon 2023 be prepared to welcome people with special needs?
What volunteer roles can a person with special needs perform?
Will there be translations available into Portuguese Gestural Language or other sign languages?
I do not speak English or any of the official WYD languages, is it possible to participate in this way, and will there be interpretation?
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