The Young Ambassadors of Virtue Foundation, in cooperation with the Crown Property Bureau Foundation, organized a campaign project to promote morality among the Young Ambassadors of Virtue. The activities in this project included a mobile exhibition, depicting a “city of virtue”, describing the 6 moral principles from His Majesty the King’s teaching. In parallel with the mobile exhibition, there were also a number of on-stage activities, such as written composition, narrating and singing performances. Such activities within this project were held in 3 regions of Thailand, covering 8 provinces, namely Phuket, Phang Nga, Chumporn, Petchaburi, Ratchaburi, Kanchanaburi, Tak, and Mae Hongson. The total of 85 schools participated in this project’s events, which took place between 7 July – 12 September 2014.
The first of such event took place in Phuket, during 7 – 9 July 2014. On 8 July 2014, Mr. Sek Wannamethee, the Director-General of the Department of Information and a committee member of the Young Ambassadors of Virtue Foundation, together with Dr. Sommai Preechasilp, the Governor of Phuket, presided over as the co-chairs at the opening ceremony. 2,257 students from 22 schools participated in the event.
In Phang Nga, the events were held in 2 schools: Kuraburi school and Baan Lamkaen school. The event at Kuraburi school took place during 14 – 15 July 2014, with H.E. Don Pramudwinai, President of the Young Ambassadors of Virtue Foundation, chairing the opening ceremony. 2,377 students and staff from 25 school participated in the event.
The event at Baan Lamkaen school took place during 17 – 18 July 2014. The Director of the Young Ambassadors of Virtue Foundation, together with the Director of the Educational Service Area Office of Chumporn, co-chaired the opening ceremony. 1,041 students and staff from 17 schools participated in the event.
In Chumporn, the event took place at Sahakorn Pattana school during 21 – 22 July 2014. Deputy Manager of the Crown Property Bureau Foundation, together with Director of the 2nd Educational Service Area Office, co-chaired the opening ceremony. 1,684 students and staff from 21 schools participated in the event.
Overall, Young Ambassadors of Virtue in primary and lower-secondary levels gained a valuable learning experience from the mobile exhibitions and other activities under this project. They also took note of the things they learned into their YAVF report card and YAVF PASSPORT. They also had an opportunity to forward and share what they have learnt from the event by posting “city of virtue” postcards.