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1 December 2008

Guangzhou/Hong Kong/Macao Youth Skills Competition


HO Mei-po, was the only female contestant of the Chinese cookery trade.


YUNG Yee-man, posing with her “Monkey King” model.

By: Vocational Training Council, Hong Kong

To enable young people to exchange and promote skills training throughout Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Macao, Vocational Training Council (VTC) together with Guangzhou Labour and Social Security Bureau and Labour Affairs Bureau Macao SAR, hosted the 5th Guangzhou/Hong Kong/Macao Youth Skills Competition (GHMYSC). The competition took place in the Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center November 15-16. 41 competitors took part in the 5 trade competitions.

The Hong Kong Team comprised 13 members, who were either graduates or students of VTC. The Hong Kong Team clinched four gold medals in the trades of Image Design, Electrical Installations, Mechatronics, and Chinese cookery and won one silver medal in the Computer Animation trade.

In the Image Design category the competitors had to complete the three tasks of styling for modern, night and Chinese drama costumes within a specified time. YUNG Yee-man, an IVE graduate in the Higher Diploma Course in Fashion and Image Design, shone with her “Monkey King” styling, which won her the championship.

In the trade of Chinese cookery, HO Mei-po, a student of the Intermediate Chef Course of Chinese Cuisine Training Institute (CCTI), won her championship with three outstanding dishes.

CHAN Ka-man, graduate of Training and Development Centres (Electrical Industry) grabbed the championship in the Electrical Installations trade.

Dr NG Tat-lun, Leader of the Hong Kong Team, said the Competition promoted the exchanges and development among young people of the three cities to complement the strengths of each other in the face of future challenges.

The Competition is held in Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Macao in rotation every other year. Competitors are young people under 21 of age and the Competition in 2010 will be held in Macao.

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