35th Anniversary of Peace Day in Chicago

Friday, September 20, 2013 @ 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Event Info

Admission

FREE

Venue

Daley Plaza

50 West Washington Street

Chicago, 

IL 

60602

Presenter

Chicago is home to the longest running official Peace Day of any city in the world. Our Peace Day has been around even longer than the United Nations International Day of Peace.

Come out to celebrate the diversity of our city and world and lend your voice to the Call to Peace. To the sounds of live world music, the flags of each world nation are presented on stage as we all make the call, "Peace in..." each country, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. 

Hear from Commissioner Mona Noriega and other leaders striving to build a Culture of Peace in our city. Find out what's happening with peace education in our schools. Enjoy cultural performances and observe the Minute of Silence for Peace with the Chicago Consular Corps, students, members of cultural organizations, business people, families and folks like you.

More information about this event here.