Schedule for 2017 Richmond Peace Festival
Sunday, October 1, 11:00am – 6pm

Updates coming soon!

2016 Richmond Peace Festival Schedule

Schedule of Performances

11:00 – 11:10   Opening Drumming Ceremony- Polly Lazaron

11:10 – 11:15    Welcome by Emcee- Taquara Rashida Felix

11:15 – 11:40    Sri Sai South Indian Dance Academy

11:45 – 12:10    Ebraheem Khabeer, Slam Poet

12:15 – 12:40    Prodigy Productions Music Group featuring Gregory Amos, saxophonist; Lydell Williams, R&B + NeoSoul singer; & Prodigy Performing Arts Summer Camp Mime Team)

12:45 – 1:10      Fire Ceremony- Gregory Kelley

1:15 – 2:00       Panel Discussion on Promoting Peace and Unity
                            in our Communities

2:05 – 2:25       Interactive Dances of Universal Peace- Hayat Bain
                            Musicians- John Bari Ramsey and Yhoshua Adama

2:30 – 2:55        Ram Bhagat, Drums No Guns featuring
                            William Sterling Walker, III and Kiran Bhagat

3:00 – 3:25        Latin Ballet of Virginia

3:30 – 4:00        Falun Dafa and Chinese Community Dancers

4:05 – 4:30        Cultural Libations (Faith based act & song performance)

4:35 – 4:45         Closing Ceremony

Exciting Exhibitions:

  • Mini Memoirs led by the Chrysalis Institute
  • Healing Our Water
  • Giant Meditation Labyrinth
  • Cooperative Games
  • Arts and Crafts
  • And Many More!  See full list here: Vendors and Exhibitors

Wonderful Food:

  • La Milpa Mexican Cuisine – crafting in colorful Mexican food
  • Zainab’s – Middle Eastern Halal delicacy
  • Soul Ice -Premier Minority-owned and Certified Frozen Dessert Company
  • Ellwood Thompson’s – Locally-owned Market

We appreciate the support from our generous sponsors:

  • St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church / Center for Interfaith Reconciliation
  • Interfaith Council of Greater Richmond
  • Richmond Peace Education Center
  • Chrysalis Institute
  • Natural Awakenings
  • Ellwood Thompson’s 
  • SunTrust Mortgage, Inc.
  • East Coast Water Quality

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