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World Youth day is an extraordinary event for Catholics form all over the world, you can follow it on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using new hashtags created specifically for the events and initiatives within the WYD program.
The help Pilgrims and Journalists follow these events, we have a range of hashtags that help us navigate and communicate!
“We prepared the hashtags basis of the plan of the Holy Father’s Visit, and work during the preparation period” says Nelson Javier Muñoz, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) Social Media representative.
There are 3 main Hashtags for World Youth Day (Jornada Mundial de la Juventud)
#JMJestáAqui / #WYDisHere
Separate hashtags will accompany other important places and events in Panama City during World Youth Day week.
Vocations Fair - #FollowMeWYD
Forgiveness Park - #RenewMeWYD
Youth Festival - #RejoiceWYD
Catechesis events throughout the city - #CatechesisWYD / #CatequesisJMJ
Volunteer Activities - #WYDVolunteers / #VoluntariousJMJ
Pilgrimage of Our Lady of Fatima Statue - #FatimaPanama
Organisers have created additional hashtags for the Opening Mass, The Popes arrival – via Tocumen International Airport, the Pope’s Welcoming ceremony and his meetings with Young People.
Opening Ceremony - #JMJestáAqui / #WYDisHere
Pope’s Arrival - #PontifexPanama , #FranciscoEnPanama
Pope’s Welcoming Ceremony - #WelcomeFrancis , #BienvenidoPapa , #PontifexPanama
“Creating these hashtags, we considered the experiences we have in Rio 2013 and Krakow 2016” says Gustavo Huguenin, who was responsible for Social Media in WYD Krakow 2016, and is Volunteering here in Panama.
During the final weekend of WYD, Friday 25th January to Sunday 27th January, Pope Francis will be busy with different activities; his Holiness will meet with young offenders, and then at 17:30 (local time, GMT-5) he will lead the Way of the Cross in Santa Maria la Antiqua field.
These events have their own hashtags:
Saturday and Sunday (26th and 27th January) will take place at St John Paul II Field, Saturdays prayer Vigil will be led by the Pope and Young people for around the world; with Sundays Final mass being covered with specific hashtags.
Vigil - #WYDVigil / #VigiliaJMJ
Closing Mass - #FinalMass
#GraciasJMJ / #ThanksWYD
Volunteer’s Meeting- #WYDVolunteers / #VoluntariousJMJ
We ask you to use these to show your appreciation for all those involved in making the experience of WYD Panama in 2019 so amazing.