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World Peace

International Day for Peace/ World Peace Day

World Peace Day, also known as the International Day of Peace, was first observed at the United Nations headquarters on September 21, 1982 following the unanimous passage by the UN Assembly of resolution 36/67PDF document intended "to devote a specific time to concentrate the efforts of the United Nations and its Member States, as well as of the whole of mankind, to promoting the ideals of Peace and to giving positive evidence of their commitment to peace in all viable ways."

Music Is Their Mission

Whoever said "Music is what feelings sound like" would have agreed that this music video has captured the sound of hope.   It is one of many episodes created by Playing for Change, a "multimedia movement created to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music."  The movement's instigator, filmmaker Mark Johnson, toured the world with a constantly-evolving mobile recording studio, capturing over 100 musicians on streets, pubs, and in studios- somehow managing to make these diverse artists sound like one incredibly talented, ever-changing band.   The movement has established a foundation to support music and arts programs around the world, funding their work through concerts and the sale of music and videos.