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which strives to promote and propagate culture and human values apart from
music is once again organizing World Peace Day celebrations in Chennai on
September 21st, 2006. In association with Sri Krishna Sweets
and Narada Gana Sabha, Carnatica has planned a full day’s activity in
prominent public places, schools and colleges and various cultural
organizations. Carnatica has been credited for its efforts by Peace One
The Peace One Day (POD) project began as the vision of
one man, British
filmmaker, Jeremy Gilley. Launched in September 1999, POD
gained active support from all sectors of society, from governments
through to individuals. In September 2001, POD achieved its primary
objective. A United Nations General Assembly resolution (A/Res/55/282),
put forward by the UK and Costa Rican governments, was unanimously adopted
by all UN member states, formally establishing an annual day of global
ceasefire and non-violence on the UN International Day of Peace, fixed in
the global calendar on 21 September - Peace Day. All
sectors of society are being asked to honour and celebrate the Day on 21
September. The vision of the Day extends far beyond the cessation of
violent conflict and represents an opportunity for individuals to join in
a moment of global unity.
One Day has recognized Carnatica as a representative in India for
observing and praising global awareness of Peace day on 21st September
annually. For the first time in Peace Day's history we are about to see
activities to mark Peace Day in every member state of the United Nations -
a landmark moment in the Day's evolution. Over 180 member nations have
given commitments for this noble cause.
The celebrations start from 6.00 a.m. on September 21st to 10.00 in the night with various multi-cultural activities. The day starts at Marina beach from 6.00 a.m. and ends with the grand finale at Narada Gana Sabha Main Hall where we will have all faith prayer from different sects. Leading personalities from all walks of life participate in the program. From the Carnatic music field legends like Shri. Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman, Sri. N. Ramani, Shri.T. N. Krishnan to name a few. Sriram Parasuram and Anuradha Sriram will be rendering Hindustani music. The ever popular Drama Troupe by Crazy Mohan and Balaji will be participating. A special double violin by Neyveli S. Radhakrishnan will also be featured. Stars include Suryaprakash, M. Balamuralikrishna, V. Pradeepkumar and Saindhavi. A special Bhajan by Balaguru and Group will be rendered. The Laxman Sruthi Troupe will be giving a performance with playback singers. The Isai Mazhalai under Abhaswaram Raamji will be giving a performance. There will also be a special theme song for World peace for this occasion. A special song by popular lyricist and poet Kanimozhi will be rendered. Another song by young journalist and poet Ramesh Vaidya will also be sung as part of the celebrations. Leading colleges like MOP Vaishnav College for Women and schools like Padma Seshadri have also consented to participate in the program. Artists from the film fraternity will also be lending their support for this World Peace Day. Also on this special occasion we will be posthumously honouring Late Sri. K. Visvanathan of RmKV Silks, for his contributions and promotion of art and culture and for exemplery human values, along with his services to the silk industry. He will be posthumously awarded Pearl of Bharat for his contributions. Sri. Nalli Kuppuswamy Chetty has kindly consented to do the honours.
CARNATICA WELCOMES ONE AND ALL TO JOIN IN THIS EFFORT DEDICATED TO WORLD PEACE.
One Day and Carnatica spread the message worldwide!
India) donors: Payment may be made by cheque/money
order/bank draft in favor of "Srishti's Carnatica Pvt. Ltd."
and mailed to: Carnatica, Shirdi Towers, #9, Arulambal St.,
T. Nagar, Chennai -17.
International donors preferring to pay by cheque in US dollars: Make your check in favor of "Carnatica Arts Center USA" and mail to: Carnatica Arts Center USA, 2489 Warwick Ct., Aurora, IL 60504, USA. Phone: +1-201-336-0341