Some Events for the International Day of Peace
an article by Kosmos Journal (abridged)
International Day of Peace -Selected Events . . .
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United Religions Initiative has
IDP events happening all over the world – An example of one event
is In Kerala, India. There is a large community parade with over
1000 participants that ends with a peace festival. A list of events
will be on their website soon.
The Peace Crane Project: encouraging kids
worldwide to submit their singing and music for a global peace
Peace One Day: The UK Based NGO has significantly
raised the visibility of and engagement in Peace Day worldwide and
will focus it’s efforts this year with a concert including Akon and
broad based school and community initiatives. Look in the events
section also for broadcast of the 9/21 concert.
The World Peace Prayer
Society, in partnership with BeThePeace and the Gaiafield Project, is asking
people to gather around a Peace Pole on September 21st and/or
join in a free Global Teleconference and webcast to activate the
Peace Pole grid and anchor the Universal Message “May Peace
Prevail On Earth” in a guided global meditation.
inspiring concerts across the world with a major one in Egypt:
Peace is spearheading a World Peace Festival Week in various
parts of Ireland from 14-21 September that will include Peace
Masses, Peace Meditation Meetings, Peace Walks, Peace Concerts,
Youth and Adult Peace Conferences, and a Peace Party in Dublin on
Jane Goodall Roots and Shoots. Sharing
messages of peace with the global community.
Global Feast for
Peace, at least 30 confirmed thus far with more to come.
Global PeaceCast: A
webcast for World Peace Day.
IFY is promoting a global meditation for 9/21:
UN IDP NGO Education for
Peace Team: Peace Education Resource Center
Universal Peace Federation has a list of events.
includes a 9/21 component.
We The World: 11 Days of
for Peace: DJs worldwide are being asked to dedicate a set of
music for peace on Sept. 21:
Peace Film Festival in Florida
Rotary Club events
London Peace Network:
International Cities of Peace - Over 30 global cities are having
Feasts for Peace with each town developing their actions based on
community desire, such as ringing bells, moments of silence, music
and other expressions. The hope is to have 100 cities by Peace Day.
It takes great courage for many of these city leaders and groups,
many in war-torn regions, to have a public event about peace.
There is a continual update on these two Facebook sites: International Cities of Peace and Global Feast for Peace.
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Latest reader comment:
It is difficult to find extensive listings of the many events celebrating the International Day of Peace around the world. An exception is the United Religions Initiative which lists events for the IDP 2014 by their affiliates in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria, Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bulgaria, Russia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, United States and the Philippines.