Event for Peace
By Sandra Ríos
The San Miguel organization Camino de la Paz invites you to celebrate the International Day of Peace at Instituto Allende on September 21.
Camino de la Paz
Ancha de San Antonio 20, Centro
Alejandra García, in charge of organizing the event, said that there will be ten different areas, where different activities will take place, including an exhibition of works for sale by local artists, with a cost below their market price. These works were donated to benefit Camino de la Paz. There will also be an area where the celebrations of the International Day of Peace around the world will be screened.
The opening ceremony will take place with eight representatives of religions and philosophies who will give a message of peace. At 3pm Alberto Herrera, director of the organization change.org will give a talk about “Human Rights and Peace.”For the rest of the time, there will be live music and a choir of children and adults. At 12pm, mantras related to peace will be sung.
Local organizations will be discussing what the initiatives for the peace in San Miguel are. The back part of the Institute will holding the zone of peace where yoga and meditation lessons will be offered every hour. Healers will be offering massages, too, as well as acupuncture and managing of energy.
The auditorium will be holding workshops, such as “Resolution of Conflicts” and a movie. There will be an area with educational activities for children. All involved in this project are volunteers.