Coimbatore Peace Festival
Shanti Ashram will conduct Coimbatore Peace Festival 2013, in an effort to engage children and young people in peace building initiatives.
Over 1,500 students from 50 schools and colleges, and 50 leaders of youth organisations will participate in the festival. The objectives of the festival include observing the 68th year of the bombing of Hiroshima as a day of prayer and commitment for peace, conducting ‘learning to live together’ workshop for 200 children, organising inter-generational conversation on building peace, honouring young volunteers who have led community service initiatives, and presenting thematic presentations by children and youth.
The occasion will also be used to launch Phase II of ‘Poverty Solutions’, an initiative by students in eradicating poverty.
Date: August 6, 2013
Venue: Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore.
Time: 1.30 p.m.