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International Day of Peace 2018: The right to peace

Date: 21 Sep 2018
Time: 10am - 1pm
Venue: City Hall

Marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and 20th anniversary of the signing of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement.

You are invited to Belfast City Council’s celebration of International Day of Peace 2018.

As International Day of Peace also coincides with Culture Night this year, we are adding artistic elements to the event in partnership with Culture Night and the Community Arts Partnership.

Our keynote speaker will be the Rev. Trevor Williams, retired Bishop of Limerick and former Leader of the Corrymeela Community who will speak on the subject of peace building and reconciliation, 20 years after the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement.

The event will include an art installation on the theme of ‘wishing on a star’, which will involve 10 different community groups working with the Community Arts Partnership, who will animate the Rotunda in the City Hall for the event.

There will also be music by Ciaran Lavery, The award-winning singer-songwriter from Aghagallon in County Antrim, Ireland who has been decorated at home by the Northern Ireland Music Prize (for his 2016 album 'Let Bad In') and has totted up over 80 million streams on Spotify during his five year solo career.

Everyone is welcome, but spaces are limited. To book your place call 028 9027 0663 or email goodrelations@belfastcity.gov.uk

Peace dove

Cost
Free

Audience
Suitable for everyone

Theme
Community