Thursday, 19 May 2016





7th Symphony of Peace Prayers 2016 Amsterdam
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Tuesday, 12 April 2016

     Symphony OPeace Prayers

Experience  different forms of Peace prayers including art & music and  be invited into each other’s ritual. By sharing this experience, we search out our common vision for the future. SOPP is one step on that path, creating a place of 
Peace, and connecting cities and countries on the 
same day worldwide.

 Last SOPP we presented the Fuji Declaration. Along the path of the Fuji Declaration, we would like to step forward by supporting the Soul of WoMen Global Campaign.



Art Exhibition:

                                      

    Deirdre Mcloughlin  

                   5 Sculptures from the Light Gatherer Series



                                http://www.deirdremcloughlin.com/



Program

14:30   Opening speech                 Shinji Kasema 

        Shinto  ceremony              Paul de Leeuw      
                                    music : Naomi Sato (Sho)

  
        Flag ceremony

15:30  ----------- Hart warming   Joy and Food --------------------

            
        Sho(Japanese mouth organ) 
             and Plus alpha             Naomi Sato 

        Christian Tradition      Rev. dr Andreas Wöhle 

        Hindu Chanting                  Sandhya Sanjana

           Tibetan Meditation             Mattieu Vaessen

       Performance                       Simsa Cho 

                                                       & 

                                                 Ayumi Matsuda

                                                (Recorder Solo: chidorino kyoku & improvisation )



18:00  Closing speech                    Rev. dr Andreas Wöhle   






Tuesday, 14 April 2015

                  Symphony Of Peace Prayers

Experience all different forms of Peace prayers including art & music and to be invited into each other’s ritual. By sharing this experience, we search out our common vision for the future. SOPP is one step on that path, creating a place of 
Peace, and connecting cities and countries on the 
same day worldwide.




                                                     Fuji Declaration
It is a call to all global citizens to recognize and nurture the full human potential
and divine spark within each human spirit to catalyse a timely shift in the couse
of history. The Fuji Declaration, initiated by a spiritual leader Masami Saionji & a
Leding scientist Dr.Ervin Laszlo and Hiroo Saionji ( Goi Peace Foundation), is an
International alliance of individuals and
 organizations.


Art Exhibition:

                                         Ikebana(JapaneseFlower arengement)
                             on 
                      Glass objects

                    Ikebana by Ryoko Nishimura   

         Glass objects  by Simsa Cho


Program

18:00   Opening speech                 Shinji Kasema    
         
Shinto  ceremony              Paul de Leeuw               music :  Naomi Sato ( SHO) 

Video presentation:           Dr E. Laszlo talking about Fuji Declaration

Textreading                        Fuji Declaration               Rev. dr Andreas  Wöhle   
                                                            with music by Ayumi Matsuda (recorder)

           Tibetan Meditation          Mattieu Vaessen

           Flag ceremony



         Gospel Music                “voice of Music” Gospel Choir from Essigen/Germany
                              

20:30         -------------------- Hart warming   Joy and Food ----------------------------------------------

               Performance                     Shinji Kasema  , Ayumi  Matsuda (recorder)
                                                       
             Singing bowl meditation    by Valerie  Schepper


             Warm silence meditation   by  Marcello Windolph  & Naomi Sato

             Peace Ritual of Christian Tradition                Rev. dr Andreas Wöhle


22:00     Closing speech                   Rev. dr Andreas Wöhle                                                    

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

 Photos of   SOPP 2014 

                                        Sinto ceremony

                                                             Flag ceremony

                                                                            Food 

                                                          Shakuhachi concert

                                                             Tibetan meditation

                                               A lecture "Birth in modrn time"

                                                    Hindu chanting Choir

                                                              A Performance

                                                       



                                                           Art Exhibition















                                                           


                         

Monday, 25 August 2014


Link to International Day of Peace site:

      http://amsterdamidp.blogspot.nl/


Start 19:00 on Friday 19th September 
        to next morning 7:00am .
    let's have a breakfast together.
          
                 Free entry.
            Donation welcome.

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Symphony Of Peace Prayers 2014

 *Please scroll down to see photos of SoppAmsterdam 2013


SOPP is one step on that path, creating a place (moment ) of peace, and connecting cities and countries on the same day world wide:  
            http://www.symphonyofpeaceprayers.com/
          

                       A Program:  SOPP 2014 Amsterdam

                         On Saturday  17th May , 18:00 ~ 22:00  
                    at Maarten Luther  Kerk (Dintelstraat 134,  near RAI)

                

     Exhibition by    Bas van Buuren
         Wooden shoe series "Klompjekt"
                         & paintings
                        http://www.van-buuren.net/bas/
         
   18:00                                                                                                                        
              1.  opening speech                     Shinji Kasema
                                                                rep, Byakko & WPPS the Netherlands
                         & Introduction of place    rev. dr. A Wöhle 
           
              2. Yamakage Shinto                   Paul de Leeuw 
                                                                                                                                http://www.shinto.nl/
                     Shinto ceremony accompanied with SHO music played by Naomi Sato
                                                      http://www.sato-naomi.com/sho_e.html
   18:35    3.  Flag Ceremony

                19:20 ----------------Food is served----------------19:45                             

              4. Duo Kodama  SHO  played by Naomi Sato 
              &
          Shakuhachi played by Harrie Starreveld

              5. TONGLEN meditation:
                         "compassionately exchanging oneself and others"                                                                                         Matthieu Vaessen

20:30       6."Birth in modern times"   Catharina Ooijens

              7. Hindu Chanting choir     Sandhya Sanjana & friends 

              8.  "Ukrainian flute"&"batoukin" played by German Popov
                        "Ricoder" prayed by                Ayumi matsuda
                      performance by                 Shinji  Kasema     
                                                        http://www.byakko.org/4_project/proj_grati/grati_more.html
                                      
 21:40      9.  Lutheran tradition       rev. dr. A Wöhle 
                                                         http://www.luthersamsterdam.nl/maartenlutherkerk/        
         


 22:00    10. Ending speech              rev. dr. A Wöhle