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14th International Day of Non-violence and Mahatma Gandhi Day Celebration – LIVE ONLINE

October 2, 2020, @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm HST

October 2, 2020

2:00-6:00pm HST

Gandhi International Institute for Peace invites you to celebrate the 151st birthday (1869-2020) of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Gandhi stands as one of the most important political and spiritual leaders for peace in our time. He pioneered vast, nonviolent civil disobedience and liberated India from Britain’s colonial oppression without a war. His grandson Dr Arun Gandhi joins us for this event.   

Enjoy interfaith leaders pledging to work for world peacemulticultural performances, music and dance.

Still & Moving Center will be hosting this event through an interactive Zoom platform as well as live-streaming to our Facebook page. Guest performances and presentations by our very own Kumu Malia Helela, Willow Chang and Zeny Ogrisseg, as well as Roger Sinha, Akari Ueoka and Sequoia Carr-Brown.

Program order HST

2:00pmKumu Hula, Malia Helela, OahuOli
2:10pmYash Nagpaul, GeorgiaDevotional Chant
2:14pmRaj Kumar, President GIIP, OahuCelebrating Gandhi’s Legacy in the Modern World
2:36pmSooriya Kumar, OahuPrayer to Gandhi
2:41pmZeny Ogrisseg, OahuMantra “Vaishnava Janato”
2:50pmDr Arun Gandhi, New YorkIs Gandhi relevant today?
3:03pmAmbassador Anwarul Chowdhury, United NationsMahatma’s Non-Violence : Essence of The Culture of Peace for New Humanity
3:16pmAkari Ueoka, MauiOdissi Performance: “Mankiya Veena
3:28pmHon. Pramod Sawant, CM-Goa, IndiaPositive influence of Mahatma Gandhi’s teachings in the Modern World
3:35pmDr N Radhakrishnan, IndiaFrom Violence to Nonviolence
3:45pmRoger Sinha, CanadaIndian Fusion dance performance: “Didg’iTaL”
3:53pmMajor Rakesh Bhardwaj, CanadaLegacy of Gandhi in the 21st century
4:00pmDr Krishna Reddy, CaliforniaGandhi’s contribution to World Peace
4:09pmSequoia Carr-Brown, OahuDance Performance: “Spinning, Weaving, Praying”
4:16pmJudith Jenya. Esg., MexicoHow Gandhi’s thoughts are relevant in today’s World
4:26pmLt Gov Josh Green, HawaiiPandemic and Peace in 2020
4:33pmSenator Mike Gabbard, HawaiiPresentation of an Honorary Certificate to GIIP from the State Senate
4:43pmNada Dalgamouni, MichiganChildren Helping Children
4:46pmKumu Hula Malia Helela, OahuKapu Aloha
4:56pmWillow Chang & Solace, Oahu Bounce
5:00pmDr Terry Shintani, OahuThe Peace Diet
5:10pmDr Andrea Malji, OahuApplying Gandhi’s principles to 2020
5:17pmGabriel Kapuni Goes, Oahu“Imagine” John Lennon
5:25pmTara Pandeya, California Dance Performance “Satyagraha (truth & will)”
5:33pmCliff & Renée Tillotson, OahuGandhiji on Casting out Fear
5:45pmDr Kahu Kaleo Patterson, OahuClosing Remarks
5:52pmNimo Patel, IndiaWe shall overcome

Directed by Neelanthi Vadivel

We gratefully welcome your contributions to the future development of the Gandhi International Institute for Peace (GIIP):


Financial contributions to Gandhi International Institute for Peace are tax exempt as authorized under section 501(c)3 of the United states Internal Revenue Code. Contributions will be assigned equally to endowment and operations, unless designated by the benefactor.

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Sponsors:  Still & Moving Center, Indian-American Friendship Council, Spark Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict, Pacific Justice and Reconciliation Center, Iolani school, UNA Hawaii, Interfaith Alliances of Hawaii, Hawaii Health Foundation, Down To Earth, Vegetarian Society of Hawaii, Padam and Madhu Dhakad, Open Space Yoga, Center for Attitudinal Healing, Hawaii Forgiveness Project, Maitreya Institute, Global Media Productions and Hawaii Health Guide. 


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October 2, 2020,
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm HST
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