Tagged: denmark

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...

Denmark: New Year Meeting with Ambassadors for Peace

  By Nobuhiro Igarashi, UPF Denmark On January 20th, 2018, we held a New Year meeting with Ambassadors for Peace in our UPF Peace Center in Copenhagen. Among the 14 participants were MP Ulla Sandbæk , Laura Valesin from We Make Peace, a NGO who raises peace awareness and implement peace education in...

Denmark: UN International Day of Peace 2017

  By Karsten Nielsen, UPF Denmark On September 24th, 2017 for the 4th time UPF Denmark celebrated the UN International Day of Peace, this time in the UN City in Copenhagen, one of Copenhagen’s noticeable landmarks. The characteristic white eight-fingered star is located on Marble Pier in the Northern Harbor of Copenhagen, being...

Denmark: Peace Road 2017

  Prepared by UPF Denmark On August 27th we did our Peace Road 2017 event in Copenhagen by foot with 25 participants. This year´s topic was ”Global Patriotism”. We chose to do a 2 km walk in the historical city center near the harbour through the Churchill Park; the fortress ”Kastellet” and ending...

Denmark: Interfaith Prayer Meeting

  By Nobuhiro Igarashi, UPF Denmark On May 6th we held an Interfaith Prayer meeting for religious leaders. In Denmark, the 4th Friday after Easter is a public holiday which is celebrated as “Store Bededag” / the Great Prayer Day by the Lutheran state church. This day was established in 1686 to gather...

Denmark: Christmas Celebration

  By FFWPU Denmark, Lars Neergaard (December 22, 2016) For several years we have a tradition in FFWPU Denmark to invite friends and members to an annual Christmas Celebration. It is very popular and this year we had more than 50 participants. We are fortunate to have a Headquarters that is a smaller...

Peace Road 2016 in Denmark

By UPF Denmark, Karsten Nielsen   The PEACE ROAD 2016 event in Denmark took place September 26th in the capitol of Copenhagen. It was arranged by UPF with 25 people attending. This year it was arranged as an afternoon city walk in the Historical Center, starting from the Parliament and ending at a...

Denmark celebrated the International Day of Peace 2016

By UPF Karsten Nielsen On September 18th for the 2nd time UPF Denmark celebrated the UN International Day of Peace in the Danish parliament at Christiansborg in Copenhagen. The event was held in the beautiful Common Room and was hosted by MP Yildiz Akdogan. The 150-seat room was filled with Ambassadors for Peace,...

Denmark: 51st Holy Ground Anniversary and Summer Garden Party

By FFWPU Denmark, Nobuhiro Igarashi   Since True Father established the Holy Ground on July 20th 1965 in Copenhagen, which is the peak of the summer season, we decided to commemorate it on July 24th by having outdoor Sunday service followed by picnic. The service was held in the King´s Garden, on “Mother´s...

Denmark: “How can Religions contribute to Peace?”

UPF Denmark: The topic of our meeting on February 29, 2016 was “How can religions contribute to peace?” It was organized in connection with and in support of UN ´s 5th “World Interfaith Harmony Week “and was held in the local public house “Kvarterhuset”. There were two guests speakers presenting their views on...