International Day of Peace

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Import this Event: ICS

LOCATION: Bluefield College – Lansdell Hall, 3000 College Avenue, Bluefield, VA US 24605


"The International Day of Peace (Peace Day) is observed around the world each year on the 21st of September. Established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace." Please see

Please join us for Spoken Words for Peace, Prayer and Messages of Hope for a World of Peace, Dignity, and Respect. Open to the community, Peace Day at Bluefield College is sponsored by the Bluefield College Honors Program, English Department, Art Department, Art Club, and Global Education.

For more information, please contact Dr. Rob Merritt at or Dr. Maria Zalduondo at or 276.326.4271.


  • 12:00 pm – Spoken Words by students, faculty, and community participants at Bluefield College Lansdell Hall steps.
  • 3:00 pm – Interfaith prayer for peace, holding hands around the Peace Tree with messages of hope for peace, respect, and dignity for all.