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


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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