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A festival of peace and compassion.
September 11 - 21 Winnipeg

Upcoming Events

Tuesday - September 11

Flag Raising - Winnipeg

Date: Tuesday - September 11
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Winnipeg City Hall (510 Main St.)

Presented by: City of Winnipeg

Event cost: Free

Event is: Open to the Public

More details of the event will be released later.

 

Thursday - September 13

Meditation for Peace

Date: Thursday - September 13
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Ruins of Saint-Boniface Cathedral, 190 de la Cathédrale, Winnipeg

The Meditation for Peace event will guide participants through a moment of meditation and unity dedicated to the promotion of peace and the creation of a non-violent society.

Hosted by Archbishop Albert Legatt, the event will be held at the ruins of Saint-Boniface Cathedral at 7:30pm and will include a greeting from Indigenous Elder, Stan Fontaine. Traditional gong player Todd Koga will lead the participants into a 15-minute period of silent meditation, followed by a Mixing of the Waters of Peace ceremony.

The President of the Manitoba MultiFaith Council, Belle Jarniewski, will invite representatives of various faith communities to take part in the water ceremony, symbolizing the essential nature of all faiths and cultures and our desire to work together for peace.

Public event     Free admission

Approximate duration 1h15

In case of rain, the event will be held in the Cathedral reception hall.

Friday - September 14

5th Rotary Elementary School Peace Walk

Date: Friday - September 14
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Festival Stage (The Forks)

Presented by: Rotary World Peace Partners

Event cost: Free

Event is: PRIVATE (Contact us to sign up your school: info@peacedays.ca)

Numerous elementary school children will be sharing their thoughts on ´Everyone Needs a Friend’. 

Be the Change

Date: Friday - September 14
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Knox United Church (400 Edmonton Street, Winnipeg)

Presented by: Winnipeg Connector Partnership 

Event cost: Free

Event is: Open to the Public

The Winnipeg Connector Partnership and Rotary Peace Builders are coordinating an event for Immigrants and Refugees to network and socialize. Come and celebrate the Peace Days Festival 2018 with dance, music and other entertainment! Let's work for Peace Building by joining the event!

More information: 
https://www.wpgconnector.ca

Thursday - September 20

Passport to Peace

Date: Thursday - September 20
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Maples Collegiate (1330 Jefferson Ave, Winnipeg)

Presented by: Citizen Equity Committee

Event cost: Free

Event is: Open to the Public

Celebrating UN Day for Peace by learning and interacting with many different groups in Winnipeg.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/898612000329381/?ti=icl

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