The senate member of New York, Tony Avella and Philip Boyle, and more VIPs came to congratulate the World Camp and its opening. From the soldiers who participated in the Korean War to Michaelle C. Solage, a State Assemblywomen, and to Dr. Betty A. Rosa a Member of the Board of Regents in the New York State Education Department; many VIPs brightened the opening of the World Camp.
The VIPs, before the opening ceremony participated in the VIP reception and as a sign of gratitude for the work that IYF was doing passed on 3 manifesto of thankfulness, and heard the presentation about the IYF organization. During the opening ceremony one more manifesto was delivered so in total on that day 4 manifestos were received. Through the participation of many organization and their representatives one could check that co-operation of society from different regions towards the problem of youth.
The performance for the opening ceremony began with Patricia Kenny Dance Collection’s Reverence dance. Afterwards the sharp Taekwondo dance and the beautiful fan dance of the Masan Lincoln School students drew out great admiration from the crowd, and the heat of the performance was raised even higher through the newly created dance The World is Ours by the New York volunteers and a cultural dance of LA called Vida Life. And the heat of the performances reached its climax through the performance of the Gracias Choir.