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The Power of Peace Festival: Celebrating Global Mahatma Gandhi
28 to 29th October 2017 in Queensland, Australia
The Festival will commence with an Official Reception featuring a Forum over Dinner on “Peace, Nonviolence and Inclusiveness: Are Gandhi Values Relevant in 21st Century?” at the Queensland Art Gallery on Saturday 28 October 2017.
The “Images of Truth” by Ishara Puppet Theatre will feature at this event.
The Forum will be represented in a Panel Discussion by distinguished speakers from diverse background including ethnicity, religion and gender from industry and academia in Australia and overseas.
The Panel members will share insights, discussion and deliberation on the relevance peace, nonviolence and inclusiveness to shape up a humanitarian society in the 21st Century.
The confirmed speakers are:
Ms Maxine McKew – click here to view profile
Mr Neville Roach AO – click here to view profile
Ms Rabia Siddique – click here to view profile
Mr Peter Varghese AO – click here to view profile
Prof Arun Sharma – click here to view profile
Ms Carol Angir – click here to view profile
Dr Ela Gandhi, granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi will participate from South Africa – click here to view profile
This event will be live streamed across the word to the members who are signing the “Support Power of Peace” web page.
Official Welcome, Forum & Dinner draft outline:
Date and Time: Saturday 28 October, 4.30 pm to 8.10 pm
Venue: Queensland Art Gallery at Gallery of Modern Art, South Bank, Brisbane
4.30 pm for 4.45 pm start – Guest Arrival, collect name batches
4.45 to 5.15 pm – Guest networking over canapes and drinks
4.15 pm – 5.25 pm – Usher to be seated
5.25 – 5.40 pm – Welcome by MC and Key note speaker
5.45 pm to 7.45 pm – Forum begins with Panel Discussion, Debate Q&A
7:45 pm – 8:10 pm – Images of Truth by Ishara Puppet Theatre
8:10 – End of Session
Dinner will be served during panel sessions
This is a paid event. The cost is $150 per person (gst included) , $1300 per table of 10 (gst included).
To register your interest for the Forum or for further information please contact:
Ms Tamanna Monem, Strategic Advisor and Forum Convenor