.- World Youth Day 2011 organizers have said they are âproudâ of the young people who participated in last weekâs events in Madrid.
The director of communications for World Youth Day, Marieta Jaureguizar, told Europa Press on Aug. 22 that organizers areâthrilledâ that the event took place without incident and that so many young people from all over the world displayed such exemplary behavior.
âWe hope that they enjoyed it very much and that it was an important experience for each one of them,â Jauraguizar said. She added that the event was also âa harsh yet wonderful professional and personal experienceâ for organizers.
The World Youth Day organizating committee said the event âsurpassed all expectationsâ and it expressed thanks to civil officials and the young people who attended.