July 15, 2024

Use your dance skills for the work of peace and get a chance to win P50,000!
The International Peace Youth Group (IPYG) has launched its first virtual dance competition with the theme, “Dance for Peace” for all youth dance groups in the Philippines.
Submission of entries started on April 3 and the first round will end on April 27. The final competition will be held on May 18 to showcase the performances of the top five contenders via Zoom, IPYG YouTube, and Facebook livestream.
All youth dance groups in the Philippines with members of ages 18 to 30 years old can participate in this competition. Those 16 to 17 aged participating members must submit a parental consent letter (waiver). The participating group must consist of a minimum of five and a maximum of 25 members.
The grand champion will win the cash prize of P50,000 with a plaque and certificates, while the first runner-up will win P30,000 and the second runner-up with P15,000, with medals and certificates.
To learn more about the full mechanics and register for free, visit https://m.me/ipygph?ref=D4P and IPYG’s Facebook page at fb.com/ipygph or e-mail: [email protected] for inquiries.
The event is joint project with the Rotary Club of Manila Metro, the local chapter of Rotary International, a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide community service projects to resolve the world’s most persistent issues, including the promotion of peace, goodwill, and supporting education.
Angel Digol, IPYG Philippines national coordinator said the event aims to engage the youth in the nation’s peace building effort to create a culture of peace. Dance can move the hearts of many people. The performances must convey to the audience the importance of peace and the role of youths in promoting the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW) as an instrument in achieving peace. This way, the competition becomes a powerful platform to spread a ‘culture of peace’.”
The DPCW is a document drafted by international law experts to be implemented as an international law for the cessation and prevention of wars. For the full text of the DPCW, visit: www.hwpl.kr.
IPYG is a peace organization established by youths whose purpose is to protect themselves from threats brought by war and conflict around the world and to leave peace as a legacy for future generations. The organization’s vision is to cultivate a culture of peace and promote its values to all the corners of the world through active youth engagements. IPYG is the youth wing organization of the Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light. – Press release