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Guam Celebrates Peace Day!

Posted by Ryan Hall

Dinaña’ Famålao’an celebrated International Day of Peace at Lemai Café and Restaurant in Maite, Guam on Sunday, September 20th for Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions.

By Sylvia Frain – See their CNV Event info here.

Despite the stormy weather, we had over 30 people attend! Military and nonmilitary!

There was chanting, peace poetry, signed a peace pledge, made peace offerings and discussed about creating Guam an island of peace!

At 12:30 there was a Peace Feast! Everyone brought a dish to share Peace within, peace in the Marianas and peace in Oceania.

Mary-Therese Edgerle discussed paths to Inner Peace.

Moneka De Oro with Our Islands Are Sacred & Alternative Zero Coalition discussed ways we can foster Peace in the Marianas.

Sylvia Frain, with the National Centre for Peace Aotearoa, discussed peace and solidarity in Oceania and will present: Oceania Resistance, a Digital Peace Photography exhibit.

WE had Peace Art for kids and a Peace Jam & Dance. #PeaceDay #PeaceDayMarianas #BeThePeace

All photos by Sylvia C. Frain

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