HI Iceland celebrates Sleep for Peace 


Hostelling International´s peace event “Sleep for Peace” is celebrated annually  in Iceland

Sleep for Peace is an annual global initiative launched by HI USA in 2013, in recognition of the United Nation’s International Day of Peace.

Sleep for Peace reinforces the message that accessibility to travel and youth hostelling contributes daily to peace-building by promoting travel and intercultural understanding amongst young people at home and abroad. 

 

We want to make a clear statement that whoever you are, wherever you come from, all are welcome to stay and celebrate with us. This is why during the whole week; our hostels will hold several events in which everybody can take parts in.

- Thursday 21st, all our 4 hostels will observe a minute of silence for peace at noon, please feel free to join us in your nearest hostel. At our Loft Hostel, you will be welcome to the opening ceremony featuring a video about Peace Day and an acoustic concert for a cozy and peaceful evening.

 

- Saturday 23rd, let your artistic side speak up and join us to paint a Sleep for Peace sign on the pavement to share peace with the most people passing by.

 

- Sunday 24th, enjoy our weekly free yoga class with a little extra meditation to find your inner peace. After that express your painting skills to create the biggest Peace logo at the Reykjavik Campsite.

 

- Monday 25th, people will have the opportunity to sign up for a real Feast for Peace at our Downtown and Borgarnes Hostel. There, they will prepare a feast together with staff and guests from all over the world and share a meal together.

 

- Tuesday 26th, it’s time for our monthly Swap till you drop, but this time the atmosphere will focus on peace and sustainability, be prepared to sing along.

 

- Wednesday 27th, Already the end of this eventful week. Join us at Loft, where it all started for our closure evening. 

 

 

SleepForPeace 2016


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