Lucknow, December 30: The 28th International Children’s Camp being hosted by City Montessori School was inaugurated today at CMS Kanpur Road auditorium. Chief Guest, Shri Suryapal Gangwar, IAS, District Magistrate, Lucknow, ceremoniously inaugurated the International Children’s Camp by lighting the lamp of unity and peace. On this occasion, the young delegates arrived from Brazil, Finland, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mongolia, Mexico, Sweden and India, through their scintillating educational-cultural items, presented a splendid view of ‘global culture’ spreading the message of World Peace and World Unity all around. It may be mentioned that CMS is hosting International Children’s Camp from 28 December 2022 to 19 January 2023 in which 11 to 12 years old children from 9 countries are staying together under one roof. The junior counsellors, aged 16-17 years are also participating in the camp to act as intermediaries between the children and the adults.
Addressing the gathering on this occasion, the Chief Guest, Shri Suryapal Gangwar, IAS, District Magistrate, Lucknow, said that the camp’s presentation showcasing unity in diversity is commendable. Children of several nations are staying together which will definitely establish a loving and long lasting bond among them. He expressed belief that these children will illumine the whole world with their global thoughts. On this occasion, CMS Founder and President of CISV India Chapter,
Dr Jagdish Gandhi said that this International Children’s Camp shows the glimpse of a mini world, where children of various countries are trained to learn love, peace, unity, cooperation and brotherhood that will remain with them throughout their life.
Earlier, the grand inaugural function of this International Children’s Camp displayed a glimpse of a world without borders as the young representatives of 9 countries introduced themselves in style. The ceremony began with the World Peace Prayer. The young participants welcomed the New Year and melodiously sang CISV song, simply captivating the audience.