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Canada 30 April : Nelson – Rossland

This rainy morning hid in mist and clouds all the spectacular nature's beauty that is surrounding us. Despite the gloomy and wet weather we all happily entered into a day full of adventures, starting with a short run up the hill to Wildflower School.


We presented this wonderful alternative school that encourages world, environment and peace studies with a Torch-Bearer Award that was given to a young student Olivia and a Certificate of Appreciation given to a principal Naomi Ross.

Even the kids and teachers did not mind the rain, hey...of course...they are from Nelson! We all went out to do what seems to be everyone's favorite activity—holding the torch and running with it on an open field.

We were very glad to meet John Dooley, the Mayor of Nelson, and share together a few stories about the surrounding community and some inspirational environmental projects that the city is involved in.

The rain was blessing us all the way to Castlegar! It was definitely very refreshing and cleansing experience.

Even a snail wanted to make a wish for world harmony!

Unlike the boys team....

...The girl's team is happy with traveling vintage-style!

The Mir Center for Peace at Selkirk College in Castelgar was our next meeting. A very nice Japanese student showed us the way and joined us in running.

The Mir Centre for Peace was established in 1999 with the mandate of understanding and building cultures of peace through education. It has become a magnet for diverse peoples seeking new paths to social justice and peace locally, nationally and internationally.

Our Ukrainian team members got to present a WHR T-shirt with few a Russian words to the Mayor of Castlegar Lawrence Chernoff.

After our presentation to a group of international students, we presented the Torch-Bearer Award and two books by Sri Chinmoy, the founder of the World Harmony Run, for Cara-Lee Malange to accept on behalf of Mir Chair Randy Janzen.

Castelgar is really a place to be! The countryside is so spectacular.

To conclude the day we had to cover quite a few more kilometers in a very refreshing rain with a grand finale steep 8 km long hill to Rossland.

- Gautami

Video Mesage from Davidson Hepburn, President (2009 - 2011) of the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for 25th Anniversary of the World Harmony Run and a vision for the decade: "Toward a Oneness-World". With FRENCH subtitles

Full Text of the 25th annversary message and link to 25 language informal Translations: http://www.worldharmonyrun.org/25

See also:

Team Members:
Brahmata Michael (Canada), Gautami (Slovakia), Manoshri (Slovakia),Daniel Stewart (Canada), Yatkara Aleksapolskyy (Ukraine), Sarvagata Ukrainskyi (Ukraine), Dimitriy Dudko (Ukraine), Varunavi (Slovakia), Amburoha (Ukraine)

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