Tagged: switzerland

Switzerland: All Aboard for the Family Boat Trip

By Jeanne Metz, FFAPU Switzerland On May 14, 2017 a large group of 27 set off from Biel , Switzerland on a boat trip with a difference ! It was a pleasure trip but we also used the time to share about the important topic of « the family », about the UN-established...

Switzerland: Soccer Tournament for Children

  By Seraina Termine, UPF Switzerland For the 6th time, the little town of Novazzano near the Italian border hosted the yearly children’s soccer tournament PEACE CUP, promoted by UPF- Ticino since 2011 in cooperation with the local soccer association. 10 teams of schoolchildren, aged 9 to 11 years, gathered on Sunday May...

Switzerland: Special Grace Ceremony

By FFWPU Switzerland, Michel and Beata Reymond September 11, in Belmont was the first 1-day Workshop and Special Grace Ceremony to be held in Switzerland. I believe this was a significant event for our nation and for the families and members who participated from all the nation. All was well guided and even...

Switzerland: Peace Road 2016

  By UPF Switzerland The Peace Road event in Switzerland took this year place in the Western part of the country centering on Geneva, in contrast to the last year’s event that took place in the East and centering on Zurich. There were several locations from where efforts were made in support of...

Switzerland: International Day of Happiness

By FFWPU/UPF Switzerland: In the 20th of March, 2016, the International Day of Happiness was celebrated in Zurich. About 40 people attended. The celebration with the theme of “How to perfect a sphere of happiness” started with a few holy songs and a musical offering by Nicolas and Melanie Komagata, who played a...

Switzerland: Divine Principle Workshop

By FFWPU Switzerland, Chantal Komagata: We held a Divine Principle Winter Workshop in Biel/Bienne from 26th to the 30th of December, 2015. As some had to work after, 30 people in total attended at least part of the workshop. The participants were composed of members, Ambassadors for Peace and new guests. Chantal Chételat...

Africa Day 2015: The Legacy of African Culture in Peace Promotion

UPF Switzerland, Chantal Chételat Komagata, Secretary GeneralL, May 25, 2015: For the 5th consecutive year, the Africa Day has emerged after many months of preparations of the organizing committee, this time in Berne. The event, visited by about 100 people from the different continents and moderated by Johnson Belangenyi and Gabriella Día, started...

4th Children’s PEACE CUP Soccer Tournament

UPF – Switzerland “PEACE CUP” 2015 – Ticino, Switzerland, May 1, 2015   UPF Ticino, Switzerland, Seraina Termine: On May 1st, 2015, the association UPF-Ticino held its annual soccer tournament for schoolchildren, aged 10-11 years, in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland. 12 teams of youngsters took part; 8 from Switzerland and 4 from Italy. The...

World Peace Blessing Ceremony At the Eglise Protestante Française of Bern

FFWPU Switzerland, Bern, Switzerland, 14. March 2015: The MCs of the program, Mr. Roger Fankhauser and Ms. Noemi Komagata, opened the gathering with a brief introduction of the event of the day and then passed on the floor to a group of talented young artists, amongst them, Naomi Aoto, Elisa Ingrosso Nathalie Komagata...

Divine Principle Workshop in Switzerland

FFWPU Switzerland: Just after the New Years, a Three-Day Divine Principle Workshop was held at the Komagata’s house from January 2nd to 4th 2015. The presentations were led by Chantal Chételat Komagata. During the three days, nine members, five Ambassadors for Peace, and four guests attended this workshop in hopes of gaining a new...