PH gets new Guinness World Record in the Light of Peace 2014

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014


HOMEOWNERS were brimming with pride as their community hosted the global event - The Light of Peace 2014 held recently in Savannah City, Oton, Iloilo City, which likewise set a new Guinness World Record of “Largest Flaming Image of Words” for the Philippines.

The new Philippine record said “World Peace Through Inner Peace” and the Philippine map with 56,690 candles and broke Pakistan’s record of 36,478 candles for peace.

The event called for peace and promoted meditation as a means to achieve inner peace.

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Participants were asked to perform body and mind exercises to bring in “world peace” through “inner peace” to internalize the essence of the lighting of the torches ceremony.

Thousands gathered and lighted torches placed in a 50-hectare area within Savannah City. The homeowners joined participants from all walks of life that included members of church organizations, educational institutions, local government units, non-government organizations and even the Philippine National Police.

Volunteers from 15 other countries such as Australia, Vietnam, Brunei, Cambodia, Estonia, India, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United States of America and the United Kingdom also joined the event.

Camella, the preferred and most trusted brand in real estate is the developer of Savannah City, the largest master-planned residential community in Panay Island, covering a massive 300-hectare development that spans across three municipalities in Iloilo City – Oton, Pavia and San Miguel.

The co-organizer of the Light of Peace event is the Thailand-based Middle Way Meditation Institute, a non-profit organization that offers mediation and educational training programs, basing on mental and spiritual confluence, and organizes various cultural activities to promote peace and harmony.

Seven organizations were involved in organizing the Light of Peace 2014, these are: Middle Way Meditation Institute, Vista Land, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Jaro, Province of Iloilo, City of Iloilo, Commission on Higher Education Region VI and University of the Philippines Visayas.

Relationships in the family and the community are essential to a person’s inner peace. Savannah City is a community where close family ties are encouraged by providing world-class amenities such as the swimming pool, ball courts, a charming gazebo and the clubhouse.

Savannah City has six enclaves - Crest, Glades, Trails, Glen, The Orchard, and Lessandra - has its own school, the Georgia International Academy, its own FIFA-standard football field, its own place of worship, the Saint Pio Church, and soon, a commercial center and IT hub in the area where the Light of Peace 2014 event was held.
 
Vista Land’s expertise in space planning, carefully thought-out architecture, and an innate knack for selecting the most accessible and attractive locations, has helped shape what Savannah City is today; a community that has all the conditions necessary for a balanced life – a pre-requisite to happiness. 
 
Camella has built in over 38 years more than 250,000 homes and maintains a powerful presence in Mega Manila and 38 key provincial destinations and 65 cities and municipalities.  

For details call Camella Iloilo at 337-7699 local 6301; 0917-883-4101; 0999-886-4276 or visit the office at the G/F Adelina Building, corner Jalandoni and Gen. Luna Streets, Iloilo City. Keep up with the latest Camella info, events and announcements through www.camella.com.ph. Like "Camella Official" and “Camella Iloilo” on Facebook and follow "@CamellaOfficial" on Twitter! (PR)

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