Author: Moon Myungho

Denmark: UN International Day of Families

  By Nobuhiro Igarashi, UPF Denmark On May 27th we celebrated the UN International Day of Families in the UN City in Copenhagen. The 200 seat Auditorium was filled with peace ambassadors, peace activists, performing artists and others interested in family issues, many families with children. In the first session there were five...

Italy: “Oasis of Green, Oasis of Love”

By Ana Paula F. Silva, FFWPU Italy he Following “Wien Festival – What comes next”, the community of Padua is committed to realizing, once again, the Family Festival. So, on May 27th, about 22 members gathered to celebrate the Blessing Ceremony of two couples. This time the event was held in the beautiful...

United Kingdom: Visit of Dr. and Mrs. Balcomb

  Prepared by FFWPU UK We had the pleasure of Dr Mike and Mrs Fumiko Balcomb’s first official visit to our Birmingham community on Sunday May 27th. Appropriately, there was thunder and lightning in the air, with torrential rain forecast. But timing is everything, and the rain held off just long enough for...

Europe: Parents Matching Convocation

  By Dr David Hanna, FFWPU Europe We just held a Parents Matching Convocation in Camberg, Germany (25-27 May). Around forty-six parents attended. Certain Eastern European countries have, for the first time, children that are approaching matching age. This meant we had quite a number of parents attend who had never been to...

United Kingdom: Family Festival

By Cecilie Fortune, FFWPU UK An enthusiastic gathering of about 50 people attended a Family Festival event which commemorated the UN International Day of Families on Saturday 26th May. The participants enjoyed a stimulating program of talks, group discussions, awards and entertainment, as well as food and fellowship, held under the joint auspices...

Armenia: Peace Blessing Festival

  Prepared by FFWPU Armenia On May 27, 2018 we held in the beautiful countryside near City Hanqavan a Family Blessing Festival. We rent entire sanatorium complex with event hall, and other facility. About 150 people participated including about 40 children. Mr.& Mrs. Kral arrived on 24 May and fully supported as to...

Austria: 1- Day Divine Principle Workshop

  By Elisabeth Cook, FFWPU Austria A 1 day divine principle workshop was held in Vienna on Saturday, May 26th. It was organized by the remaining youth missionaries of GMP (Global Missionary Program) from Sun Moon University, together with the Austrian CARP members. We were so happy to welcome 25 guests to the...

Norway: Celebration of the UN International Day of Families

  By Steinar Murud, UPF Norway We organized a celebration of the UN International Day of Families on Tuesday 22nd May in a Lutheran College in Oslo, with the theme, The Significance of the Family, new Challenges and how to meet them. Different cultures have different challenges. We wanted to focus on the...

Spain: First Marriage Course in Madrid

  By Manuel and Gisela Campillo, FFWPU Spain Spain Blessed Families Department organized a “Marriage Course” for blessed couples in Madrid. It started on February and ended with the 7th and last session on May 27th, 2018 10 blessed couples participated on this first workshop. All couples were international and all of them...

Romania: Asian Culture Festival

Prepared by FFWPU Romania In the end of 66th 21 Days JeongSung Condition period for JeonDo activities in Romania, we organized `Asian Culture Festival` for new guests successfully. A lot of Romanian young people are interested about Asian culture, especially Korea, Japan and China. So we organize this event in order to let...