A DAY IN THE PARK
Celebration of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Birthday &
Burma’s Women’s Day PEACE PICNIC
This year, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is spending her 65th birthday under house arrest again. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the imprisoned Nobel Peace Laureate and 2008 Congressional Gold Medal recipient is one of the world’s most renowned freedom fighters and advocates of nonviolence. She is the symbol of peace & democracy and beacon of hope for people all over the world who are suffering under oppression and injustice.
We will celebrate and honor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and all the brave women of Burma on Burma’s Women’s Day. We will also build friendships with people of all faiths/ background to promote peace, justice and understanding.
Here is the program information:
Mitchell Park (Palo Alto, Ca)
( 600 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94306; Click here for Direction/Map )
Saturday, June 19, 2010
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
The Celebration Will Feature:
- A Multi-Faith Prayer Vigil in Various Religious Traditions
- Award Ceremony for Community Service & Human Rights Hero
- Burmese Harp Performance & Traditional prayer dance
- Presentations, Essays/ Poetry readings about Peace by Youths
- Delicious Burmese food.
Organized by Burmese American Women Alliance (BAWA); Co-sponsored by American Muslim Voice; Burmese American Democratic Alliance (BADA) and Our Developing World
Contact: Mabel – 650 321 5578; Nandi – 415 595 4591; Htwe Htwe Win – 510 528 8175; Kalyar – 415 789 9225; Ngwe Thar Lay 415-425-5997; Khin Hlaing Soe – 650 269 1165; Myat – 925 783 7495