United Nations International Day of Peace - Sydney Peace Festival

14/09/2010

Sydney Peace Festival News Story
 
An all-day Sydney Peace Festival will be held in the CBD on Tuesday 21 September, marking the United Nations International Day of Peace.

Organised by Ministry for Peace - Australia (Ltd), the festival will run from 7am to 7pm in Martin Place.

The International Day of Peace - or 'Peace Day' - provides an opportunity for individuals, organisations and nations to commemorate and celebrate our personal and planetary progress toward peace.

Sydney Peace Festival running sheet:

7am
Opening: Welcome to Country Smoking Ceremony & didgeridoo; "World Peace Flame" ceremony plus James Eccles (Viola)

7.30am
Universal Peace Federation Choir

8am
Crystal Singing Bowls – Playing for Peace- The Karyna Centre

8.30am
Marrickville Peace Group – Yoga Demonstration

9am
Pax Christi & Pace e Bene Presentation

9.30am
Multi Faith Opening Prayer and Blessing

10am
Masada College Year 10 Dance & Song

10.15am
Official opening with representatives of the Premier and political parties

10.45am
Knox Grammar Pipers

11.15am
Knox Grammar Brass Band

11.45am
Universal Dancers for Peace and participation in a Million Minutes of Peace

12.30pm
Cellist and Viola Concert

1pm
Nations of the World Ceremony - Consuls General and the UN nation states’ flags

2pm
Diversity in Unity Segment. Bhangara Folk Dance then Bollywood Dancers, Courtesy Indian Tourism

2.30pm
Diversity in Unity Segment. Balinese Dancers courtesy Indonesian Consul

3pm
Diversity in Unity Segment. Turkish Song & Dance Troup, Courtesy Turkish
Consul

3.30pm
Diversity in Unity Italian Folk Dancing

4pm
55-minute documentary: “Soldiers of Peace”

5pm
Pop Concert: Luke Watson & Band

5.30pm
Tahitian Dancers

6pm
Sikh Community – “Kirtan” – Instrumental and vocal peace music

6.30pm
Baha'i Community Choir

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