Belarus 8 July: Minsk Vostok - Minsk Victory Square
The Final Ceremony in Minsk, Belarus
The final day of the European Peace Run. Today we celebrate 30 years since the formation of the Peace Run by Sri Chinmoy
(From the left) Constantine from Belarus, Yashodevi from the Ukraine, Apaguha from the Czech Republic, Shyamala from Scotland and Samalya from Germany carry the five torches.
The guest of honour, the Vice Mayor of Minsk, Mr Igor Viktorovich Yurkevich receives the torch from the Peace Run team captain Apaguha Vessely
The Vice Mayor passes the torch to the Executive Director of the Peace Run worldwide, Mr Salil Wilson
Mr Salil Wilson speaks and celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run
Our special guest, Jane Elton, the Vice Consul from the British Embassy in Belarus, offers her support for the vision of the Peace Run
Sadanand Magee (right) is from Ireland where the Western route began on April 26th. Paramanyu Sergei Lebedev (centre) is from Kaliningrad, Russia. He has served as both runner and photographer all the way from Ireland to the finish here in Minsk.
Flowers are placed at the Eternal Flame dedicated to Peace as the singers sing Sri Chinmoy's "A New World of Peace"