Peace Festival

The University of Ottawa is proud to join in the festivities organized for the Ottawa Peace Festival.
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 - 10:00 am to Friday, 27 September 2019 - 2:30 pm
Flowers and peace symbols
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Take the time out of your busy and stressful schedules to celebrate peace through the following events:

Peace Forest: Come to the University Square and tell us what the term peace means to you. Leave a message!

Painting contest - September 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., University Square

Show off your artistic skills by participating in this fun-filled painting contest. You can win great prizes. Come show us what you can do!

Peace practices workshop for everyone* - September 26, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 90U Room 151

Come learn from a peace practitioner at this open event. Bring a friend!

Create tie-dye t-shirts and camisoles -  September 26, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Montpetit Park

Tie dyeing t-shirts allow you to de-stress and relax, and you get to go home with a funky shirt. T-shirts will be provided. First come, first served.

Note: In case of rain: September 27, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Interactive Conference: Difficult conversation, non-violent communication* - September 27, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EN, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. FR at UCU 026

Facilitated dialogue, interactive instruction and skill-building exercises designed to get you out having difficult conversations! Join us for this workshop: Building peace one difficult conversation at a time!

*Registration required at - Free event.