30 April 2015 - Deputy Consul General Christian L. de Jesus, Consul Charles Andrei Macaspac and other officials from the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong SAR participated in UNESCO Hong Kong’s 2014-2015 Peacemakers’ Celebration, the culminating activity and highlight of “Fostering Global Citizenship” Youth Programme, held at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park, Shatin, New Territories on April 18.
The Peacemakers’ Celebration showcased presentations from various schools and community organizations in promoting peace and intercultural understanding in the community. Participants enjoyed a variety of engaging activities which included exhibits, cultural performances and cultural discovery workshops promoting peace and global citizenship.
The “Fostering Global Citizenship” Youth Programme supports Hong Kong’s youth in becoming better global citizens by engaging them in local and international communities in schools, community organizations, Consulates General and chambers of commerce.
The Philippine Consulate General together with the Consulates General of Malaysia and India set up booths exhibiting tourism, culture and products.
Various primary and secondary schools also had booths representing different countries around the world.
The YMCA Christian College Music Society led by former Philippine Madrigal Singer, Ms. Agnes Quilicot, rendered Filipino songs during cultural presentations. END