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Peace Day North Texas!

Posted by Ryan Hall
10.03.16
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By  Vanna Ngo

Peace Is Possible held its third annual Peace Day NTX festival in celebration of the United Nations International Day of Peace at Klyde Warren Park in Dallas, TX. The celebration kicked off with a blessing from the Bohyun Korean Buddhist Temple followed by guided yoga and a traditional Korean drum performance by Hansol Dallas. Peace Is Possible presented an original Tauma Wiggins watercolor to Dallas City Council Member Adam McGough (District 10), as a thank you for his support of Peace Day activities across Dallas.

And estimated 1,500 people attended the day long festival, enjoying performances by: DJ Ashtag, Savannah Clark, Madame Mims, Kidd Sisters, Mike Hamilton, Herrick & Hooley, DJ Christy Ray, So So Topic, DJ Vex, Sam Lao, Decks in the Park ” Beats I Park I Life” DJs Jeff Mitchell, B2B and The Feels, Dezi 5 and Cure for Paranoia. Attendees also had the opportunity to learn how local nonprofit organizations work to build positive peace. Nonprofit participants include: Amnesty International of North Texas, the Dallas Peace and Justice Center, Peacemakers Incorporated, the United Nations Association of Dallas, the Council on American and Islamic Relations, CODEPink of Greater Dallas, ConnecTeach, MasterPeace Texas, Project Hand Up, the Southern Falun Dafa Association, Veterans for Peace of North Texas and the Castleberry Peace Institute at the University of North Texas.

See a video recap from Viet TV here:

See photos below and more here: https://www.facebook.com/peacedayntx/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1839825612913859


Photo Credit: Joseph Dalcour, Andy Chung

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