School Day of Peace and Non-Violence


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January 30th – School Day of Peace and Non-Violence
The School Day of Peace and Non-Violence was first celebrated in 1964. Its objective is to educate for and about tolerance, solidarity, agreement and respect for Human Rights, non-violence and peace. On this day, primary and secondary schools turn into instruments of peace and understanding among people of distinct occupations, races, cultures and religions.
The basic message of this day is: “Universal Love, Non-Violence and Peace.”
Furthermore, January 30th commemorates the death of the national and spiritual leader of India, Mahatma Gandhi, who was shot and killed by a fanatical Hindu on January 30th, 1948.

O videiro 30 de xaneiro celebramos o Día Escolar da Paz e da Non-violencia. A primeira vez que se celebrou foi en 1964 co obxectivo de educar po e sobre a tolerancia, solidaridade,concordia e o respeto polos Dereitos Humanos. Este día, as escolas convértense en instrumentos de paz e entendemento entre xentes de diferentes razas, culturas, relixións,…

Adermais, este día tamén conmemoramos a morte de Gandhi, lider espiritual e defensor da loita sen violencia que foi asasinado por un fanático hindú en 1948.

In order to celebrate this day at school, we chose one of the poems Gloria Fuertes wrote about Peace.

Para celebrar este día escollemos undos  poemas que Gloria Fuertes escribíu sobre a Paz.

Only five letters from María Abilleira Pomar on Vimeo.

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