posted on Sept. 28: Peace Festival set for Sept. 30


The eighth annual Mahatma Gandhi Peace Festival on Saturday, Sept. 30 will include a peace walk in Hamilton's downtown, speeches, music, community displays and refreshments. The theme this year is “Towards a Culture of Peace and Non-violence.” Guest speaker is Johan Galtung, professor and author of 70 books.

Sponsored by the McMaster Centre for Peace Studies, the festival was started in 1993, the 125th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. The objective is to foster an interest and dialogue in peace, human rights and non-violence.