Children draw peace at the Pantheon
In Rome from 3 to 27 November the “Colors for Peace” Association, with the collaboration of the Basilica of Santa Maria ad Martyres at the Pantheon in Rome, exhibits the exhibition “Children draw Peace“.
135 unique drawings representing the countries from which the participating children come. The children who participate in the collection have an age ranging from 3 to 11 years. 5 Continents, so much peace and colors in the drawings on display.
Where is it
The exhibition will be set up inside the Basilica of Santa Maria ad Martyres al Pantheon, visible and free for all. Access times will be those of the Pantheon: 8:30 – 19:30.
The exhibition will be coordinated by Mario Gallo, secretary to the presidency and ambassador to Rome for the “Colors for Peace” Association, assisted by other volunteers of the association.
«We are very honored to be able to exhibit at the Pantheon, a religious symbol but also of historical continuity. Still considered one of the most iconic monuments in the whole world today. A place that after 2,000 years amazes and leaves its visitors from all over the globe speechless. The drawings will be invested by a beam of light that is unique in the world ».
Relocation of headquarters
The exhibition will move to the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Lucina from November 27 where it will be exhibited until January 8, 2022.
During this second part of the exhibition, different realities related to Peace will be presented.
The “Peace Run” Association, which will carry the torch of Peace and some children’s choirs, will make the exhibition alive, among others.
“I Colori Per La Pace” was born in 2015 to bring the voice of children to the world and as a prerequisite for Peace. In just 5 years it has collected more than 200,000 drawings from 136 countries around the world, not even stopping with the limitation of the pandemic. In recent years, 6 catalogs with children’s drawings have been published and he has participated with exhibitions in many local and international events.
Among the most representative of 2021 to name a few, in addition to “Children draw peace”:
– Exhibition of drawings at the Italian embassy in Tokyo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics;
– Dubai for Expo 2021;
– With videos and drawings for the inauguration of the celebrations for the seven hundredth anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri at the Dante’s House Museum in Florence;
– Colosseum for the World Day of Peace announced by the UN;
– In Uruguay;
– in December in Peru for the Bicentennial of Independence with a traveling exhibition that will connect the new capital Lima with the ancient Inca capital of Cusco
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