You’ll be glad to know that now for the sixth year in a row, Yuvsatta along with GGD SD College & Panjab University is again going to host the 6th International Youth Peace Fest (IYPF 2011) in Chandigarh, from September 27 (World Tourism Day) to October 2 (Gandhi Jayanti). Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh & NZCC (North Zone Cultural Centre) are hosting special welcome evenings for the national and international guests. Education, Environment & Forests Departments of Chandigarh with involvement of many prominent Schools & Colleges of tricity are extending the much needed cooperation & participation in management of this mega event.Over 1000 students from around 25 countries of the world are expected to participate. And we expect them to become true global citizens in thinking and action and co-create a future equal to their vast potential.
Tomorrow i.e. September 22, 2011, between 11.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m., a curtain raiser event will be organized for the upcoming IYPF 2011, at Seminar Hall (on first floor of main Library) of GGD SD College, Sector 32, Chandigarh.
Long-time peace activist, Mr. Bernie Meyer who dresses in traditional dhoti with walking stick resembling the legendary Mahatma Gandhi will be the Chief Guest on the occasion. As Gandhi, he has traveled throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, as well as India, where he has been lovingly dubbed, “The American Gandhi.” And now for last three years he is actively promoting and participating in the Peace Fest in Chandigarh.