"This is our way of saying that the youth cares for the environment and it is also a call to action to everyone to make a difference for the Earth," says Jayrol Pangilinan, Event Director and Federation President of Pag-asa Youth Association (PYA). Jayrol is also the BROOD National Council on Arts and Culture.
Pag-asa Youth Association together with BROOD San Leonardo Chapteris the main organizer of the Earth Caravan in San Leonardo together with the Barangay Council of Tambo Adorable and Vanessa Villarica of Villarica Pawnshop.
The seven candidates of Bb. Kalikasan competed for several awards including: Strength of the Earth (Sports Wear), Simplicity of the Earth (Casual Wear), Attire of the Earth (Recyled and Indiginous Gown), Earth's Choice (People's Choice), Face of the Earth (Photogenic), and Friend of the Earth (Congeniality).
The winner will also be featured in the meadia publicities and posted of the World Creative Youth Forum (WCYF) 2009. WCYF 2009 will be held on May 5-10, 2008 at UP NCPAG and isfocused on Education for Sustainable Development.
Among the judges for Bb. Kalikasan were: David D'Angelo, National Secretary General of BROOD and WCYF 2009 Executive Committee Chairperson; Cesar Amoranto Jr., BROOD National Council on Environment; Vanessa Villarica of Villarica Pawnshop; Mark Harm Blanquisco, 6th NYP Outstanding Parliamentarian Awardee; and Dannie Ann Almonicar, former Bb. Gapan.
After the pageant, the crowd was serenaded by a band performance which dedicated their songs for the harmony of nature and then a youth party follows until early morning.
"Sining, Sayaw at Himig Para sa Kalikasan is a continuation of Brotherhood of Destiny's dedication to environmental advocacy and our full support to the World Creative Youth Forum. I am proud of the youth of San Leonardo though mostly out-of-school youth they had proved to be valuable citizen's of the Earth". stated David D'Angelo, WCYF 2009 Co-Chairperson.
RELATED EVENT VIDEOS BELOW
Bb. Kalikasan Candidates Compete for Attire of the Earth
WCYF Earth Caravan Fashion of the Earth
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