United Nations International Day of Peace celebrations open in Man Yee Square

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Today, 21 September, is the United Nations Day of Peace. Celebrations take place around the planet. UNESCO in Hong Kong, as well as Hong Kong Institute of Education for Sustainable Development have arranged a two-day celebration in Man Yee Square, starting at 2:00 pm Friday 21 September and finishing 6:00 pm Saturday 22 September.

The celebration includes calligraphy, Canton porcelain, puppet making, seal engraving and Chinese Medicine Practitioner sharing. There are lots of exhibits and a central area where the activities take place.

The schedule of events is:

21-Sep 2:00 – 3:00 pm Hand puppet making workshop
21-Sep 3:30 – 5:00 pm Cantonese opera workshop
22-Sep 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Seal engraving workshop: Cantonese characters
22-Sep 1:00 – 2:00 pm Su Yi Chuan Chinese calligraphy cultural activities
22-Sep 2:30 – 3:30 pm Chinese Medicine workshop: Health talk and DIY natural anti-mosquito sachet
22-Sep 4:00 – 5:00 pm Seal engraving workshop: Imaginary friend image

 

 

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