Homecoming Dinner for Hong Kong Delegation to WorldSkills Kazan 2019
Published Date : 2019-10-02
The 45th WorldSkills Competition held in Kazan, Russia, was concluded successfully by 27 August 2019. To celebrate the victories of Hong Kong Delegation and to recognise members’ outstanding performance during the competition, a Homecoming Dinner was held at Eagle’s Garden in Mong Kok on 20 September. During the dinner, the Chairman and Honorary Advisor of the Standing Committee on Youth Skills Competition, Dr Clement CHEN and Mr Herman HUI; Mr CHAN Ka Kui, Chairman of the Construction Industry Council; Mr Alfred SIT, Director of Electrical & Mechanical Services Department; and Mrs Carrie Yau, Executive Director of the VTC were invited to present Certificate of Appreciation to members of Hong Kong Delegation for their contributions to the Competition in the past year. Awarded members included trade experts, translators, competitors, HKDI Media Team as well as the HKDI winning student of the uniform design competition for the Hong Kong Delegation. Alumni competitors also joined the gathering to congratulate the excellent performance of their younger generations. Everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable evening.
In the competition, Hong Kong Team won Medallions for Excellence in 11 trades, the highest-ever number, including Cooking, Electrical Installations, Graphic Design Technology, Hairdressing, Jewellery, Mechatronics, Mobile Robotics, Pâtisserie and Confectionery, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Visual Merchandising, and Web Technologies. Among the winning trades, Hairdressing, Mechatronics and Visual Merchandising made it for the third time. Clearly the skill level of Hong Kong Team was on par with world standards.