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Gilberto Gil will perform during the Festival of Music and Culture of Peace (Brazil)
an article by Bruno Astuto, Epoca

On the 23 [of November], the Beach Park in Fortaleza (CE), will host the Festival of Music and Culture of Peace with shows by Gilberto Gil and Toquinho, along with lectures by Sri Prem Baba and William Ury, an event that will bring together music, lectures and meditation to promote the Culture of Peace. Love & Peace Rocks will be the first edition of the itinerant international festival, that will visit cities in Brazil and the rest of the world beginning in 2014.


Gilberto Gil will perform in Fortaleza, November 23 (Foto: Divulgação)

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Besides Gil and Toquinho, the Festival includes William Ury - specialist in Conflict Mediation from the Harvard School of Negotiation, USA - and Sri Prem Baba, a humanitarian leader who will conduct workshops on culture of peace and prosperity , based on the book Transforming Suffering into Joy which will be launched at the event .

The project, which has its world headquarters in Hawaii ( USA ), is intended to foster peace and universal love and will include yoga classes, pilates, slackline and other practices related to quality of life and well-being. "We are honored to have been chosen as the first place to host such an important event, which connects people on a mission to reduce violence in the world," says João Eduardo Guinle Gentil, the founder of Beach Park .

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This report was posted on November 12, 2013.