The Weekend Leader - Peace drawings by children adorn Colosseum in Rome

Peace drawings by children adorn Colosseum in Rome

Rome

26-September-2019

More than 5,000 peace drawings by children from 128 countries, including India, are on display encircling the Colosseum in Rome from September 20-29.

Titled 'Colours of Peace', it is the world's largest such exhibition of peace drawings by children.

The international event began three years ago in response to a call from the United Nations for communities worldwide to celebrate the UN International Day of Peace on September 21, according to a press release.

It is organised by the non-profit organisation Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run and represents children's dreams for a better world.

Children from Goa participated in this event by sending some inspiring paintings.

The art works have been collected from school children who participated in the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run as well as from partner non-profit organisations.IANS 


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