November 17 is World Peace Day which calls for a full day of peace and ceasefire through the world.
Photoshop anything peace related. Some examples may include - showing some parties / people / animals / or things that don't normally mix making peace with each other; photoshopping peace signs some way, peace doves, or any other symbols of peace, etc. Here's a good example, and an inspiration for the contest.
Started: 11/16/2010 11:20
Ended: 11/19/2010 17:00
This gallery only contains our top 18 selections from its parent contest World Peace Day. All 21 contest pictures can be viewed here.
Register to post comments and participate in contests.
This contest is fueled by the following news: The International Day of Peace has been celebrated on September 21 since 2002. It was constituted during the 36th session of the General Assembly of United Nations (Resolution № A/RES/36/67 dated November 30, 1981). In the beginning, the holiday was celebrated on the third Tuesday in September - on the opening day of the annual session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. The decision to celebrate the International Day of Peace was accepted on September 21, during the 55th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (special resolution № A/RES/55/282 dated September 28, 2001).
The General Assembly declared this day as a day free from violence and a cease-fire all over the world. All countries were asked to refrain from conducting any type of military operations on this day.
Various activities, traditionally beginning with the ceremony near the "Peace Bell", are being conducted every year on September 21, in the UN. The ceremony begins with the address by the Secretary General of the United Nations after which he rings the bell. Then, after a minute of silence, the Chairman of the UN Security Council addresses the gathering.
Non-profit organization "Peace One Day", which urges everyone to celebrate the International Day of Peace every year, has received huge popularity and influence.
The World Day of Peace or "Day of World Prayers for Peace" - International holiday, is where the believers of God urge him to put an end to all wars and grant peace to the entire people of the Earth. It is celebrated every year on January 1.
"Day of World Prayers for Peace" - comparatively new (first of all, for Catholics) holiday and was founded by the Head of Catholic Church Pope Pavel VI on December 8, 1967.
"Forgive, and you will find peace" is the main slogan of "World Peace Day". On the first day of every new year, the pontiff addresses, in his holiday speech, to the believers of God, and asks them to pay attention towards the cause of peace.