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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

2:00pm Kumu Hula, Malia Helela, Oahu Oli
2:10pm Yash Nagpaul, Georgia Devotional Chant
2:14pm Raj Kumar, President GIIP, Oahu Celebrating Gandhi’s Legacy in the Modern World
2:36pm Sooriya Kumar, Oahu Prayer to Gandhi
2:41pm Zeny Ogrisseg, Oahu Mantra “Vaishnava Janato”
2:50pm Dr Arun Gandhi, New York Is Gandhi relevant today?
3:03pm Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury, United Nations Mahatma’s Non-Violence : Essence of The Culture of Peace for New Humanity
3:16pm Akari Ueoka, Maui Odissi Performance: “Mankiya Veena
3:28pm Hon. Pramod Sawant, CM-Goa, India Positive influence of Mahatma Gandhi’s teachings in the Modern World
3:35pm Dr N Radhakrishnan, India From Violence to Nonviolence
3:45pm Roger Sinha, Canada Indian Fusion dance performance: “Didg’iTaL”
3:53pm Major Rakesh Bhardwaj, Canada Legacy of Gandhi in the 21st century
4:00pm Dr Krishna Reddy, California Gandhi’s contribution to World Peace
4:09pm Sequoia Carr-Brown, Oahu Dance Performance: “Spinning, Weaving, Praying”
4:16pm Judith Jenya. Esg., Mexico How Gandhi’s thoughts are relevant in today’s World
4:26pm Lt Gov Josh Green, Hawaii Pandemic and Peace in 2020
4:33pm Senator Mike Gabbard, Hawaii Presentation of an Honorary Certificate to GIIP from the State Senate
4:43pm Nada Dalgamouni, Michigan Children Helping Children
4:46pm Kumu Hula Malia Helela, Oahu Kapu Aloha
4:56pm Willow Chang & Solace, Oahu  Bounce
5:00pm Dr Terry Shintani, Oahu The Peace Diet
5:10pm Dr Andrea Malji, Oahu Applying Gandhi’s principles to 2020
5:17pm Gabriel Kapuni Goes, Oahu “Imagine” John Lennon
5:25pm Tara Pandeya, California  Dance Performance “Satyagraha (truth & will)”
5:33pm Cliff & Renée Tillotson, Oahu Gandhiji on Casting out Fear
5:45pm Dr Kahu Kaleo Patterson, Oahu Closing Remarks
5:52pm Nimo Patel, India We 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.

gandhianpeace@gmail.com             www.gandhianpeace.org

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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