May 24, 2019 Live from the road


Reported by Rupasi Young 1.0 mi

Seattle joins Rome by hosting its first ever Colors of Peace exhibit at Seattle Center during NW Folklife.

Over 1000 works of art from twelve schools and one Boys and Girls Club. Colors of Peace joins Rome in giving youth a chance to say "Peace looks like this to me".

A special thanks to Anna Tran and Anna Buxton for helping the exhibit become a reality.

The Peace Run begins here with a visit to the Sri Chinmoy Peace Blossom site plaque located next to the Space Needle in Seattle Center.

The Peace Run kicks off Colors of Peace with a Peace Walk around Seattle Center.

Bellevue Big Picture School, Greenwood Elementary and some North Beach students art line a northern panel of the Discovery Zone.

The Bellevue Reporter, Bellevue, WA - 5/31/19

The Colors of Peace first admirer B Wen Chen was appreciating the Montlake Elementary students work.

Greenwood Elementary School.

Montlake Elementary School

Lowell School art with a special collage from Emerson Elementary.

Kingston Middle School and North Kitsap Boys and Girls Club, thanks Jagadambika!

Colors of Peace also provided a booth for kids to create art for peace while visiting NW Folklife. Many young people created incredible works.

Northgate Elementary School.

Bailey Gatzert Elementary and John Hay School.

Illumination Learning Center students and North Beach Elementary

Ladybugs are peace!

Sequoia stands with nature and the peace found there.

More Lowell School.

Peace and friendship are inseparable.

Izabela from North Beach Elementary shares a moment of peace with her husband Paul while admiring her students artwork. Thanks Izabela!

"I like this one best", says a young viewer.

"This one"... A peace kitty from North Beach.

North Beach Elementary!

Daniel Bagley School

Our deepest gratitude to all the teachers and educators who care about peace. Thank you for giving the youth of our world a chance to become torchbearers for peace.

Torch carried by
Agraha Levine (United States), Brian Nelson (United States), Jagadambika Root (United States), Jamini Young (United States), Moni Neradilek (United States), Nandita Polissar (United States), Nayak Polissar (United States), Pranlobha Kalajian (United States), Rupasi Young (United States), Vukasin Nikolic (Serbia).  
Accompanied by  
Tyagini Furukawa
Jagadambika Root, Nandita Polissar, Rupasi Young, Sarankhuu Jargal
The torch has travelled 1.0 mi in Seattle.

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