Haifa salutes its volunteers
The Motto of the Convention of Haifa Volunteer Organizations
on June 14 2004
was "bridging the generation gap.
Under the Auspices of
Mr Yona Yahav, Mayor of Haifa
H.E. MR KASIVAT PARUGAMAMONT
Thailand's Ambassador to Israel,
Ms. Yaffa Peretz, Chairperson of the Haifa Volunteers Roof Organization
Mr/ Yossi Gilor, Hon. Consul of Thailand,
Braha Sela, Haifa City Secretary
The Award Ceremony took place this year with emphasis on the
volunteering of young people for society.
Youth groups and young individuals whose contribution to society
was outstanding, were recipients of the badge of honour.
The Convention had three parts:
1. In the Foyer there was a magnificent live Exposition of Thai
arts and Crafts.
2. The Ceremonial part was managed by Mr. David Ullmann
who introduced the young recipients of the awards
and accompanied by a recital of traditional Jewish songs by
Udi Ullmann (by the way the son of David Ullmann).
and concluded with speeches by the Mayor,H.E. the Ambassador,
exchange of gifts and flowers.
3. The highlight of the evening was no doubt the performance
by the Thai Royal Ballet Troupe.