SATURDAY 24 OCTOBER (UN DAY) | 19:00 - 22:00 (BST)
Inspired by the PAST | Acknowledging the PRESENT | Creating the FUTURE
19.00 - PRELUDE: Journey of a Dream
Created by New York-based theatre company Visual Echo, involving children from every continent.
19.15 - UN PAST
Starting San Francisco where the UN was born, we pay tribute to some of the heroes, heroines and peace-makers who have shaped the UN’s Past 75 years. Each tribute is linked by songs performed in different languages and styles by artists from around the world.
20:20 - UN PRESENT
A couple of soldiers reflect on the UN’s current challenges raised in our Festival’s workshops and the lessons learned about how to solve them.
20:40 - UN FUTURE
An intergenerational dialogue between youth and elders, drawing on ideas and initiatives raised in the UN’s own Global Conversation, Peace Child Intl’s conferences and musicals, and UNA-UK’s Stepping Stones Report on how to achieve the Future we want and the UN we need.
The Peace Child / UNA LASER Organising team.