WorldSkills Youth Forum

The WorldSkills Youth Forum will be conducted in conjunction with the General Assembly and Leaders Forum in Melbourne, Australia from May 6-11, 2006.

Friday, April 28, 2006

Hello from Renate

Hello eveybody!

About a week, it’s time to fly...time for the Youth Forum!

We’ve allready have a much of discussionspoint for all the sessions. Particularly aimed at the
communication, logistic and the competition. Points of interest for fraud (communication between candidate
and his/her own expert), language problems, communication between the candidates all over the world, a
large village for all the candidates en and still more!

I’ll hope we’ll together make a couple of great days and discussed many things for the
General Assembly to make the WS Organisation better, better and better!

See you soon, I wish you all a great travel and see you next week!

Lots of love,

Renate - Delegate of the Netherlands

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Questions from Auriane

I hope every things are ok for you ,Iam sure that every body is very exciting to go in your fantastic country.
This sunday I'm going to prepare my suitcase (I am so busy ,I don't have a lot of free time,every week I go to Paris or Marseille or Nevers ,I travel a lot for my job,you know I really love it but I am very tired ,that 's why in the plane to Australy I'm going to sleep like a log!!!!!!!!)
never mind ;the question is: what is the weather in start of may in Melbourne????temperatures?????
Could you answer me until sunday!!!because I don't know if I bring scarf ! or bathing-drawers!!!!

thank you

KOREA - Younghoon Kim

My name is Young KIM and I am 24 years old. I come from Corea.
I compeited in the Worldskills competition in 2003 in st'Gallen. I currently
work in a pastry shop in Seoul, called "Kim Youngmo & fils".
Please feel free to visit our website for more information.
There are only 21 days left until we meet!
Until then take care and see you soon!

KOREA - Hongkyeong Kim

Hi, I'm Hongkyeong Kim from Korea. I'm 22 years old and I participated in the 38th World Skills Olympics as a competitor of Ladies'  Dressmaking. But I'm sorry to say that I can't recognize even a single familier face in here. Maybe it's because during the competion period I was too worried about my work that I couldn't get a peaceful mind to look around me and make friends with others. So I'm glad I can meet you again and even seniors!!
 It's really wonderful to be able to meet people from many countries and share the experiences! 
 Here's a picture of mine..and I also want to introduce you my lovely friend Bo-ri.
Since I'm living alone in my house very far away from my hometown Bori has been a great mate  to me.(I want to take her to Melbourne...but I'm sure it won't be possible..^^)In't she lovely?
You are always welcome to my mini-hompage  ==> (I'm not sure if you can open's Korean Version) There are some pictures of me and my friends!!
I'm so excited about meeting you all in may!
#And tell me how is the weather like in Melbourne in May? I heard it's totally opposite from here..we are now spring. Everyone's are enjoying beautifyl weather- sunny, cool air, clear sky and flowers are blooming!

Friday, April 07, 2006

Patrick Wins Microsoft Server Championships

Great news from Hong Kong - Youth Forum Delegate Patrick Lam was recently awarded the winners prize at the 2006 Microsoft Server Championships for IT Professionals. Congratulations.

Why don't you drop Patrick a note to find out more about the competition and his fabulous prize!


Florence has arrived in Australia!

Hello everybody!

I arrived in Melbourne on the 1st of April. The flight was 24 hours long! We stoped at Singapore, so I thought I would see the city from the plane... But unfortunatly it's was the night for them so everything was black and I saw nothing!

Today is the 6th, So in one month I'll meet you all! Before the Forum, I'm staying in Shepparton for 4 weeks. There are 2 hours by car between Shepparton and Melbourne. I'm doing a work placement in graphic design in a NewsPaper.

Autumn is starting in Australia, but don't worry, the weather is nicer than in Europe! The sky is almost blue all the time and it's around 20 degrees. People here, say it's cold, but actually it's nice! They don't realise how lucky they are ;-)

I don't have a video of me, instead here is a picture I took in Shepparton, Australia on the 3rd of April at 6:00 pm... a nice sunset...

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Katri at work!

In place of her video submission, Katri has sent us a photo of her at work. We're looking forward to all of the video clips you're sending through. Keep an eye on the website; Nick, Ben and I will be there in motion picture soon!

From Katri:

I'm so happy that May is coming so soon!
I don't have a video clip, but here is my last photo about myself. Katri at
work (and so many files.....)

See you soon,
Katri :)

Tuesday, April 04, 2006

AUSTRIA - Meet Eveline Wild

Introducing Eveline wild, WorldSkills Youth Forum delegate for Austria. Eveline is a pastry chef and competed in the 2001 International Competition.

Eveline says:

Here in vienna its today very warm and most of the people are more friendly
than in winter. In the restaurant I work is always much to do, but this is
nothing news. Well, I believe time goes by faster and faster so we meet

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