"Not hammer-strokes, but dance of the water, sings the pebbles into perfection."
— Rabindranath Tagore
Sunday, September 26, 2010
International Day of Peace in Asheville
From the back of the rally, a bit after it got started.
Representatives of several religions - including Pagans and atheists - spoke at the rally.
More of the speakers at the rally.
A women's singing group led some songs.
The local girl scouts who put in the original "Peace Pole" were on hand to plant some mums near the ending of the rally.
A banner made in honor of the UN International Day of Peace, which is September 21st of every year. This rally was a celebration of peace, and a prayer for peace. It was held at City-County Plaza at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, September 21, 2010. It included the release of white doves and the placing of stones by attendees by the Peace Pole at the end of the ceremony.