Friends for Peace Day


Saturday, September 26, 2015, 12 noon – 3.30pm (Doors open at 11)

The Bhakti Connection plays at 2:15pm

Jean Pigott Place, Ottawa City Hall

Friends for Peace Day is a diverse, unique Ottawa experience. A day to celebrate
the consciousness of peace, social justice and planetary care. A day to recognize
individuals and groups who make outstanding contributions in those areas. Friends for

Peace is an integral part of the Annual Ottawa Peace Festival.
2015 Peace Awards and Grants Ceremony honors Jurme Wangda, founder of
Ottawa Friends of Tibet and Coleen Scott, founder of Karen Learning and Education
Opportunity. Speeches are short, people are awesome, food is incredible, music is
outstanding with great deals at the Silent Auction. Entrance is by donation, and all
money raised goes directly to groups working for peace, social justice and caring for the

Friends for Peace Canada is a registered non-profit organization. The intent is to
create a different form of peaceful expression to create infrastructure in our institutions
that value peace and planetary processes. Onstage program with music, speeches,
and other talent starts at noon with The Valley Men Choir, Roumy Mounzer, Lalith
Gunaratne, Orkidstra, Bhakti Connection, Lucille Hildesheim and DjembeCat drummers.

This is a free event.