International Peace Day Festival | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

International Peace Day Festival

Location: 
Conference Hall
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 17:00
 
Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The theme for 2017 is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.”
 
 

Come and enjoy an evening of traditional music, art and culture with the Loor Music Group and the Middle East Sustainable Peace Organization (MESPO) on the International Peace Day. 

5:00 p.m. - musical performance by Loor Music Group

6:00 p.m. - music, art dsplays, food, and other activities arranged by MESPO

The event is open to all AUIS community and invited guests only.

About Loor Music Group:
Loor is a Kurdish music group based in Sulaimani, and was formed in 2008. All the 12 members of the group are graduates from different music institutions. The group has recorded eight albums, and participated in several music videos other well-known Kurdish singers. The band has held concerts in different European countries, as well as many concerts in the Kurdistan region. The group also performed at the annual Sulaimani Forum dinner earlier this year in March. 

About MESPO:
MESPO is a youth-led NGO based in Kurdistan working on promoting peace and creating sustainable cultural bridges between the peoples of the Middle East. The organization was founded by AUIS students. 

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