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World Cultural Association’s Oriental Experience

Posted by peacedevelopmentnetwork on August 24, 2009

World Cultural Association’s Oriental Experience,

August 22nd 2009,  43 Lancaster Gate

Mongolian and Japanese Traditional Dress
Mongolian and Japanese Traditional Dress
Murad Qureshi - London Assembly Member

Murad Qureshi AM

‘London is the most multi-cultural city in the world. When we welcome the world here in 2012 Olympics we will have each local community here embrace their own delegation. I love to see this kind of event that celebrates our diversity.’ Murad Qureshi AM. (Greater London Authority Assembly Member).

Yesterday UPF was supporting the cultural programme, ‘An Oriental Experience’, the inaugural event of the World Cultural Association. It was a great event organised by the musician, Peter Graham, who has a longstanding passion for music and art to overcome  barriers between peoples and build a culture of world peace. The programme included Korean, Mongolian and Japanese cultural performances. Please click here for the links to photos of the event.

In a reception before the event, John Grogan MP, the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Mongolia, expressed his warmth for Mongolian culture as well as the appreciation of cultural events that allow people in the UK to understand more of the origins of the people around them.

The afternoon featured a presentation by Mathew Jackson of the Korean Spirit Promotion Project.

John Grogan

John Grogan MP

Mongolian traditional costume

Mongolian traditional costume

IMG_0043 Mongolian painting

Painting of a Mongolian women in traditional dress

Sakura Club

Sakura Club

Peter Graham
Peter Graham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unurmaa Janchiv of the Mongolia Art Cafe organised a number of Mongolian exhibits, a Mongolian calligrapher and other performances.

The Sakura Club, wearing beautiful Kimonos, demonstrated the Japanese Tea Ceremony and sang two Japanese songs.

We look forward to having more cultural events that reflect a world of ‘One Family of Humanity Under God’.

Robin Marsh

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2 Responses to “World Cultural Association’s Oriental Experience”

  1. AN ORIENTAL EXPERIENCE

    22nd August, 2.30 – 6.00pm

    World Culture Association

    43 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NA

    Korean history relating to modern times by the

    Korea Spirit and Culture Promotion Project

    Mongolian culture

    Aspects of Japan by the Sakura Club

    Live Performances, Asian food and drinks

    Stands with craft-work, DVDs, CDs, posters etc

    Traditional costumes

    ENTRY JUST £5.00!!

    RSVP: Peter Graham peterg223@googlemail.com

    World Culture Association (click on the link for more information)

    Representing the cultures of the world. To understand each other. To live in peace together!

    Organiser: Peter Graham peterg223@googlemail.com

    To draw on the rich tapestry of culture in our society, connecting individuals, groups and associations interested in culture and wanting to see world peace.

    To show the best of the World’s culture in a setting of friendship and understanding.

    Through beauty, to discover more of who we are and draw us closer as one peaceful world family.

    Supported by Universal Peace Federation – UK http://www.uk.upf.org

    Robin Marsh, Secretary General, Mobile: 44 (0) 7956 210 768

    Cllr. Margaret Ali, Director, Mobile: 44 (0) 7723024750

    Tel: 44 (0) 207 262 0985

    Peace and Development Network: https://peacedevelopmentnetwork.wordpress.com

    http://uk.youtube.com/PeaceDevelopmntNetwk

    UPF is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations

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