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Peace Day 2017
September 21, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
11:30 AM — Peace Day Philly in Rittenhouse Square
Starting at 11:30am, a short Peace Day Philly program will occur in the middle of Rittenhouse Square with music, readings, meditation, and a global minute of peace at 12 noon, something that takes place in all time zones on the 21st of September. All are welcome!
6:00-6:45 PM — Sing Along for Peace
Hugh Taft-Morales will facilitate the 7th annual Sing Along for Peace outside Rittenhouse Square. Songbooks for the occasion will be provided – all welcome!
7:00-9:00 PM — Concert for Peace (Donations appreciated to support Peace Day Philly)
Named Jordan’s Musical Ambassadress, virtuoso Farah Siraj has offered the Middle East, Europe, India, South America and the United States diverse music. Farah focuses on raising awareness about the consequences of war and violence, and advocates for women’s rights, refugee rights and animal rights. She is joined by Ben Arnold, who has toured throughout the United States and Europe with various line-ups both solo and with his rollicking live band. His songs explore strong emotions while his music draws on rock, folk, R&B and all genres in between.