Peace Pals International Ambassador of Peace Tour is coming to Greater Victoria!

Posted on January 28, 2015 by

Our #yyj Peace application to host an exhibit of the artwork of 83 children from 83 countries has been accepted.  The Ambassador or Peace Collection was selected and created from the tens of thousands of artwork submitted to the Peace Pals Art Awards since its inception in 1997.


It features the artwork of youth, ages 5 – 16, from each of the 83 countries who have submitted their creations to the Peace Pals Art Awards over the years.

An example is this photo of a 2014 finalist!

This display will be available to view at the Creatively United festival in May, ’15 and again during #yyj Peace Week on International Day of Peace Celebrations, Sept. 21st, hosted by the World Children’s Summit!

For Earth Week, students in the Greater Victoria Area are invited to participate in a contest created by the World Children’s Summit on Peace and Nature as follows:
For #yyj High schools:

Photography & Nature Contest

Take a picture of your connection to Nature – include 3 sentences of what your image represents for you

For #yyj Middle Schools:

Writing A Story about What Peace Means to YOU

For #yyj Elementary Schools:

Draw, Colour, Paint a Picture of What Peace Means to YOU

Will be selected by:

Frances Litman – Creatively United
Kathleen Arnason – World Children’s Summit
Renee Lindstrom – #yyj Peace Week
Saul Arbess – Canadian Initiative for Peace

Submission Date – Earth Day April 22, 2015

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Read more on  this tour of children’s art from around the world @ Peace Pal International 





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