The Institute of Peace Studies (IPS), affiliated to the Suzanne Mubarak Women's International Peace Movement (SMWIPM), and hosted at the BA, celebrates the International Day of Peace annually on 21 September.
IPS holds various events for children and adults to raise awareness about the culture of peace. The celebrations will include Muppet and puppet shows, folklore, tanora dance, face painting, print on texture, origami, documentary films in addition to Hamza Namira concert. Booths will be provided for international and non-governmental peace organization to display their activities.
The events will start at 12:00 noon at the BA Plaza.
Marking this occasion, the BA Arts Center will screen within its monthly cinema program Euripides Trilogy, directed by Michael Cacoyannis, including Iphigenia, The Trojan Women , and Electra. Screenings will take place from 21 to 23 September 2010 at 7:00 pm at the BA Auditorium.