UN World Interfaith Harmony Week (KPU)

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From 10:00 am until 4:00 pm

KPU Surrey - Main Atrium KPU Multi-Faith Centre (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) / [email protected]

wantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) wants to be part of the solution. From February 7-9, 2017, in concert with the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week, KPU’s Multi-Faith Centre will host its 3rd Annual World Interfaith Harmony Week Festival at both KPU Richmond and Surrey.

This year's theme- Stories that Build Bridges - is a call to share experiences or personal narratives on the theme of Interfaith Harmony. Submissions can take the form of poetry, art, music, or other creative expressions. The Multi-faith Centre welcomes submissions on this theme until January 27, 2017. Late submissions will also be accepted and considered subject to availability.

Submissions will be exhibited in the KPU Richmond Rotunda and KPU Surrey Main building from February 7 - 9. Join us for other events, including song and dance performers, speakers, and an open mic night to wrap-up the event in GrassRoots Cafe on February 9 at 7:00 p.m.

Be sure to stop by the Aboriginal Gathering Place to experience Letters from Beyond: A Spiritual Journey, an interactive art installation by Deborah Putman

Deborah Putman, BFA, HHP is a professional visual artist and holistic health practitioner. Her paintings live in local and international collections. Deborah resides in Surrey, B.C. Canada where she enjoys a full time studio practice, ​yoga, chi kung, writing, and gleaning wisdom from her garden.

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