Fantastic Peace IV funded Indian cultural event in Clontibret

The Peace IV funded Indian wedding event in Clontibret on Saturday 24th November 2018 was a great success. The traditional costume, colour, the style and the ceremony gave a great insight into the wedding customs of another culture, and the event was played out on stage over a number of hours. Traditionally, Indian wedding last for several days, starting with the Ganesh Pooja – a ceremony that happens at home, with only the couple, the bridal party, and close relatives in attendance.… Read More >

Trip to St George’s Market, Belfast – a Peace IV funded event in November 2018

St George’s Market, completed in 1896, is Belfast’s only surviving covered Victorian market and is considered one of the best indoor markets in the nation. The Friday market boasts over 200 varied and fascinating stalls, and these artisan and creative industries promote economic regeneration which in turn help to create more sustainable, peaceful, and equitable societies. One very notable aspect of the Market as we walked around it was the wide range of ways the arts can make community, civic, and social change.… Read More >

The beauty of Belfast – engaging in historic buildings and symbols

One of the most beautiful features of Belfast City Hall is the colourful and historic coat of arms that is displayed throughout the various rooms of the building. The Belfast Coat of Arms dates from 30 June 1890 when the Ulster King of Arms made a Grant of Arms to the new city of Belfast. The motto “Pro tanto quid retribuamus” comes from Psalm CXVI (116), verse 12 of the Bible. … Read More >