The 14th International Festival of Language and Culture kicked off with a spectacular ceremony held in Manila, the capital city of the Philippines.

The ceremony was held at the Newport Performing Arts Theater with the participation of 2,000 attendees.

Nearly 2,500 students from 150 countries across the globe are expected to take part in the ceremonies of this year’s festival.

The festival is dedicated to the cultivation and education of youth and the creation of a platform to share cultural heritages with peers from around the world.