LDC in the World Drum Circle Starts at 12:30 PM Ends at 2 PM
At 2 PM The One Love Festival Starts Ends at 5:30 PM
Virginia Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Dr, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455
Over a Hundred Drummers Participate in our event at the Virginia Wesleyan University and Thousands around the World.
Drums will be provided on a first come basis. You are welcome to bring other acoustic instruments too, like Flutes, Didgeridoos, Singing Bowls and so on.
From 12:30 PM to 2 PM
The “Largest Drum Circle in the World” is a 24 hour Global Event for Peace occurring Saturday Nov. 2, 2019 at the Virginia Wesleyan University, Batten Student Center Building.
Our intent is to connect with peace loving people around the world who have hope for humanity and are willing to work toward positive change. We will be using drumming to gather the community to share in our intent for peace. This Circle is not about being a drummer; it is about being human and planting the seeds of Peace to flourish throughout the world. The Drum Circle for Peace will have Drum, Dance, Poetry and Song.
Join us with your intent on fostering Peace long after the event is over.
Please join our Facebook Page “Largest Drum Circle in the World” so you can get all the info all year round: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LargestDrumCircleintheWorld/
From 2PM to 5:30PM “One Love Festival”
Right after the Drum Circle is over the Love continues with:
Concert performances and Community Peace Building is what the One Love Festival is all about. And while the event only occurs one day each year, the energy it generates among the performers, the audience, and its volunteers continues to spread and grow the other 364 days of the year. Performances by Briana Cornelius & Cohesion Band, master session drummer Rick Mateo, Black Lion Insurgents, gospel singer Linda Henderson, gospel singer Portia Absolute Harrigan Bryant, spoken word artist Madeline Garcia, Norfolk Academic Guild, and more. We will have short drum circle sessions inbetween performance setups.
There are many Drum Circles, from around the World, participating in the “Largest Drum Circle in the World” for Peace and Global Unity in a 24 hour period. This is only one event, of the many, occurring here in the US. Please plan on making one in your own country starting in your own community.
Please add your Facebook Friends and Family to this Invite List. You can really help by copy/pasting the link below into your Facebook page so you can start spreading the seeds of peace too.
Here is a song that I wrote about Peace that I hope we sing this day:
(drums playing a single base beat)
We want peace
We want unity
We want this
In our world Community
(drum stop playing)
We want Peace all over the World
We want Peace all over the World.
(Repeat from the beginning)
© 2012 Arthur Lopez, All Rights Reserved
Please watch this film where John Hunter the inventor of the “World Peace Games” Plants the seeds of Peace in our schools to help shape the youth of today who later become the leaders of tomorrow.
John Hunter puts all the problems of the world on a 4’x5′ plywood board — and lets his 4th-graders solve them. At TED2011, he explains how his World Peace Game engages school kids, and why the complex lessons it teaches — spontaneous, and always surprising — go further than classroom lectures can.
Teacher and musician John Hunter is the inventor of the World Peace Game (and the star of the new doc “World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements”).
Please watch this film of “Jeremy Gilley: One Day of Peace” on YouTube that inspired me to become involved in working on “Largest Drum Circle in the World” for Peace and Global Unity.
To me, it is the significance of one ordinary man’s quest, with no money, no fame, no political power, but only a dream and the passion to pursue this desire for peace. Through his efforts, he is able to get UN World Leaders to adopt the very first day of peace as September 21. He accomplishes his goal for “One Day of Peace”. It starts with one individual’s effort to create a change in this world. We all start out being ordinary we become extraordinary by our actions. I hope you feel inspired to make some personal journey of your own towards helping create peace in our lifetime.
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Please be advised that film crews affiliated with DrumYourDream.com, independent film companies, and other professional photographers will be filming, recording and photographing the Largest Drum Circle in the World and The One Love Festival events at the Virginia Wesleyan University. By entering areas of the event where there may be individuals either filming or photographing activities, you are consenting to being filmed, audio recorded and or captured in photographs. You agree that your image, sounds and voice as captured may be used as part of any documentary, commercial production that incorporates this film or photograph and that this may be broadcasted in any and all media throughout the world in perpetuity without any compensation.