Sunday, 20 July 2014

Youth Service Opportunity - Mid Autumn Lantern Festival Engagement by JEM

Dear students,

There is an upcoming youth service opportunity to serve the community in Southwest CDC. Interested participants are to sign up HERE.

The details of the youth service:

Event: Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival Engagement with JEM 2014

Date: 5th Sep 2014 (Friday) - Term 3 Week 10 - actual event
Time: 1930-2100 hrs (see item #6 below)
Venue: JEM Rooftop Park @ JEM (Level 5 and 6)

Target Beneficiaries: About 30 low income children aged 5-9 years old in the precinct

Brief on Youth Service: Participants will undergo training on story telling techniques and will tell stories to the beneficiaries on the origins of Mid-Autumn Festival and the legend of Chang Er which will last for about 15 to 30mins on the actual day of event.

Programme on 5 Sep

1) 1730hrs – Beneficiaries arrive at JEM and will make their way up to the JEM Park
2) 1745hrs – Pomelo Peeling Contest and Mid-Autumn Family Games
3) 1830hrs – Short performance by Cultural and Acrobatic Performers
4) 1900hrs – Lantern Giveaway and Lantern Trail
5) 1930hrs – Dinner/Moon Cake Tasting
6) 2000hrs – Story Telling on origins of Mid-Autumn Festival and the legend of Chang Er
7) 2030hrs – Photography session

Youth service hours (preparation hours and actual day service) will be granted for all participants.

Please direct any enquiries on this community service to Mr Seth Tan (