Archive of Events

2013
Below are the list of WIHW events that took place globally for the year of 2013.

Breakfast for the World Interfaith Harmony Week 2013

Start: Tuesday 5th of February 2013 12:00:09 AM
End: Tuesday 5th of February 2013 12:00:10 AM
Location: Town Hall, all state capital cities + regional cities, AU
All state capitals in Australia are invited to: 1. invite people from many faiths, particularly those from the Jewish, Christian and Islamic communities, or those with no faith at all to a breakfast on Tuesday, 2nd February 2013 in their town hall. 2. to invite all the major cities in their state to do the same. Three speakers are invited, one each from the Jewish, Christian and Islamic faiths (the order is set in historical sequence)to speak for about 10 minutes: * about ways to cross interfaith bridges, * about ways to communicate between the religions * and find ways to integrate our children and teenagers in healthy peaceful discussion.

Indonesian Youth Striving for Global Interfaith Harmony

Start: Friday 1st of February 2013 12:00:19 AM
End: Sunday 3rd of February 2013 12:00:21 AM
Location: One Earth Retreat, Ashram@Ubud, Monas, AKC Jogjakarta, Jakarta, Jogjakarta, Ubud and Ciawi, ID
Every year, Anand Ashram Foundation is actively taking part in promoting World Interfaith Harmony Week. This year, in cooperation with International Youth Challenges & Empowerment, National Integration Movement, Islamic Movement for Non-Violence, Indonesian Women's Association for Global Peace, One Earth School, etc, Anand Ashram Foundation will conduct various programmes to celebrate the week of Interfaith Harmony, located in Ubud-Bali, Jogjakarta-Central Java, One Earth Retreat Centre-West Java and Monas-Jakarta.

The Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders' Global Prayers of Hope Event

Start: Friday 8th of February 2013 12:00:00 AM
End: Sunday 10th of February 2013 12:00:23 AM
Location: Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, IL
The Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders will lead single-faith, multi-faith and interfaith Prayers of Hope events over a period of 3 days - Friday to Sunday - in 5 continents and involving at least 6 religions. The spearhead event will be held in Jerusalem, as a symbol of the power of prayer to express and inspire hope in a world where the encounter with the outward appearance of 'reality' could lead to despair. We will celebrate diversity within unity and the power of human beings to imbue their lives with meaning by working towards well-being for all.

"World Interfaith Harmony & Global Peace Day"

Start: Thursday 7th of February 2013 12:00:10 AM
End: Thursday 7th of February 2013 12:00:17 AM
Location: 47, Mohalla Mehmand-Jangla, Shahjahanpur, Shahjahanpur, IN
On the occasion of official UN Week, World Interfaith Harmony Week, "World Interfaith Harmony & Global Peace Day" will be organized at Shahjahanpur, Uttar-Pradesh, India on 7th February, 2013. In this event people will be taught to strengthen interfaith harmony. In this event a mass gathering of common people of all religions and faiths will be collected to make this event successful to spread the message of peace and harmony. Slogans of peace, Banner containing the message of peace and harmony, All religions prayer for harmony and peace, A show of movie with a theme of peace and harmony, Harmony Breakfast and Lunch to all the participants etc. are the main attractions of this event.Renowned peace and human rights activist Ms. Cordula Giewald from Technical University, Ilmenau, Germany will be present to hold the program as a chief guest. This event is being organized online on facebook too for publicity purpose and for spreading the message of interfaith harmony and peace globally. Please visit... https://www.facebook.com/events/178765345599230/ www.facebook.com/saeedfalahi With Best Regards, Saeed Khan Falahi, Global Peace & Human Rights Activist, India

Towards an Interfaith Environmental Culture

Start: Tuesday 5th of February 2013 12:00:14 AM
End: Wednesday 6th of February 2013 12:00:16 AM
Location: Bethlehem palestine, Bethlehem, PS
Volunteering for Peace,a Palestinian interfaith and Peace building youth organization is interested to announce its regional event "Towards an Interfaith Environmental Culture" to be held in 5th of February 2013 in Bethlehem Palestine www.vfpeace.org www.facebook.com/vfpeace

Celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Through Stories, Chants, Dance, Retreats

Start: Friday 1st of February 2013 12:00:10 AM
End: Monday 18th of February 2013 12:00:17 AM
Location: Shrine of Holy Wisdom, 5025 S Ash Ave Suite B-15, Tempe AZ 85282, Tempe, US
It has been said, "An enemy is one whose story we have not heard!" Our celebrations begin with 2 classes at our Ashrama Friday 2/1 entitled "Universal Religion" by a Sister of the Sri Sarada Math of India, an independent women's monastic order. Saturday 2/2 starting at 10:30am our interfaith program at The Shrine opens with an invocation to the Divine by drum, conch, gong, shofar. Then a panel of 6 multifaith speakers will share an inspiring story of different faiths living and working together, followed by a pot-luck lunch. In the afternoon a talk on "Universal Principles of Hinduism as taught by Swami Vivekananda" by the Sister, followed by questions/ answers/ discussion. Then a small break, some interfaith chants, followed by a program organized by Dances for Universal Peace. Three retreats will follow at other venues: 2/4 to 2/6 "3 Steps of Vedanta (Universal Wisdom)", 2/8 to 2/14 "Faces of God in the Age of Reason" (women only), 2/16 to 2/18 "The Yoga Sutras & the 4 Yogas of Vivekananda" (How to control, harmonize and express our inner nature.)

Memory and Remembrance: the Healing Spirit

Start: Saturday 9th of February 2013 12:00:06 AM
End: Saturday 9th of February 2013 12:00:08 AM
Location: 1500 State Street, Santa Barbara, US
Join us for an evening of informative conversation on the role memory plays in our religious traditions, as we honor the memories of those lost to gun violence.

Seeds of Harmony

Start: Monday 4th of February 2013 12:00:09 AM
End: Monday 4th of February 2013 12:00:11 AM
Location: richmond cultural centre, richmond, US
Are you interested in meeting and conversing with members from Richmond’s vast array of faiths, religions and spiritual practices? You are invited to strengthen your understanding of Richmond’s diverse faith communities by participating in Seeds of Harmony. Hosted by the Richmond Museum, it takes place on Monday, February 4, 2013 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richmond Cultural Centre.

An Evening with the Pontanima Choir: “Musica sacra Bosnae”

Start: Friday 1st of February 2013 12:00:20 AM
End: Friday 1st of February 2013 12:00:21 AM
Location: Holiday Inn Congress Hall, Sarajevo, BA
International Forum Bosnia's Centre for Interfaith Dialogue will mark UN World Interfaith Harmony Week on the 1st and 2nd of February, 2013. The United Nations Organization's General Assembly declared on the 20th of October that the first week of February in every year would be UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, calling on all the various actors of the international order to support awareness of religious plurality with appropriate programmes. The programme of the IFB's Centre for Interfaith Dialogue comprises: An Evening with the Pontanima Choir: “Musica sacra Bosnae” On Friday, the 1st of February, 2013 At 20:00-21:00 In the Holiday Inn Congress Hall Four supplementary programmes will be organized alongside the main discussion, at the same time and place: • An exhibition on “Cultural Memory – A Vanishing Treasure: Bosnia and Herzegovina's Sacred Heritage”; • An exhibition on “New Works of Sacred Culture ”; • An exhibition of “15 years of the Forum Bosnae Journal”; and • A presentation of eight recent works by Academician Rusmir Mahmutćehajić. All programmes are open to members and friends of International Forum Bosnia. Asim Zubčević Chair of the Centre for Interfaith Dialogue 061/913-582

“Intellectual Approaches to Interfaith Relations in the World”

Start: Saturday 2nd of February 2013 12:00:10 AM
End: Saturday 2nd of February 2013 12:00:15 AM
Location: Holiday Inn, Sarajevo, BA
PRESS RELEASE UN WORLD INTERFAITH HARMONY WEEK Sarajevo, February the 2nd 2013 in the Holiday Inn International Forum Bosnia's Centre for Interfaith Dialogue will mark UN World Interfaith Harmony Week on the 1st and 2nd of February, 2013. The United Nations Organization's General Assembly declared on the 20th of October that the first week of February in every year would be UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, calling on all the various actors of the international order to support awareness of religious plurality with appropriate programmes. The programme of the IFB's Centre for Interfaith Dialogue comprises: A Public Discussion on “Intellectual Approaches to Interfaith Relations in the World” On Saturday, the 2nd of February, 2013 At 10:30-15:00 In the Holiday Inn Herzegovina Hall Four supplementary programmes will be organized alongside the main discussion, at the same time and place: • An exhibition on “Cultural Memory – A Vanishing Treasure: Bosnia and Herzegovina's Sacred Heritage”; • An exhibition on “New Works of Sacred Culture ”; • An exhibition of “15 years of the Forum Bosnae Journal”; and • A presentation of eight recent works by Academician Rusmir Mahmutćehajić. All programmes are open to members and friends of International Forum Bosnia. Asim Zubčević Chair of the Centre for Interfaith Dialogue 061/913-582