LCC Participants in 5th ASEAN +3 Youth Camp
(Dated Posted: 03/10/2020)
Two students and one lecturer represented Lipa City Colleges and the Philippines in the 5th BanSomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University ASEAN +3 Youth Camp in Bangkok, Thailand.
Mr. Philippe Anthony Bituin (Central Student Government President), Ms. Patricia Dianne Ona (JCOP President) and Miss Jobelle Ramos (OIC for Culture and Sports and Student Activities and Involvement) flew February 15 to attend the week long activity hosted by BSRU, LCC's partner school in Thailand. The activity which is now on its 5th year was participated by 6 other school from ASEAN countries, namely Phnom Penh International University (Cambodia), University of Mahasaraswati Denpasar (Indonesia), University of Utara Malaysia (Malaysia), National University of Arts and Culture (Myanmar), University of Social Sciences and Humanities Hanoi ( Vietnam), and Confucius Institute BSHU and BSRU Bangkok (Thailand).
The program that lasts until February 22 included cultural tours in the Grand Palace, the Museum of Bangkok, study visit and cultural exhibitions in Supanburi province, lecture in Thai language, and workshop in traditional medicine making, Thai boxing and traditional Thai dance and buddy activities with Thai students.
The annual conduct of the camp primarily aims to connect the youth of the ASEAN to be able to share, learn, and appreciate each culture and collaborate to achieve a common goal. With the recent success of the 2020 youth camp, just like previous years, shows that the strength ened programming of ASEAN integration will no doubt impact the leadership of today's youth , that sensitive and appreciative of the cultures and ASEAN.
Lipa City Colleges' participation in the said program is expected to strengthen its ties with ASEAN colleges and universities.