International Peace Day is commemorated each year by Universal Peace Federation (UPF) around the world. On September 21st the UPF in London convened a programme of participating in a global meditation initiative, celebrating peace activism and to highlight the role of the family as the school of love with an inter-religious marriage blessing.
Family and friends gathered in Lancaster Gate to participate in a Family Festival to celebrate the importance of marriage to bring together people in love from many different races, religions and nationalities in today’s divided world.
The United Nations International Day of the Family was commemorated by Universal Peace Federation UK in 43 Lancaster Gate by highlighting exemplary families and role models. There were many inspiring stories and best practice advice given by the families.