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Alpha Cheng is brave and sensible

Alpha Cheng is brave and sensible

Alpha Cheng is brave and sensible. 31 OCTOBER 2016 Brave. Sensible. See full story. From the Australian today. Click on the link to read the full story....

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RCCBG Member visits NZ Bell

RCCBG Member visits NZ Bell

New Zealand World Peace Bells. 11 OCTOBER 2016 Member of the Rotary Club of Canberra Burley Griffin, Andrea Conti visiting the Christchurch bell last week, and being allowed to ring it.

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The Canberra Times story

The Canberra Times story

World Peace Bell and pavillion to be erected at Canberrra Nara Peace Park 5 OCTOBER 2016 Clare Sibthorpe The Canberra Times A World Peace Bell and pavillion will be erected at the Canberra Nara Peace Park if enough funds are raised. The Rotary Club of Canberra Burley...

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ACT Refugee Support

ACT Refugee Support

Today, the Rotary Club of Canberra Burley Griffin donated $6100 from their main fundraiser, “The Stomp” dance held at Albert Hall; to the ACT refugee Support (www.actrefugee.org.au). We proudly support peace in the world through strong local representation. Check out...

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ABC 7:30 Report 20-9-16

ABC 7:30 Report 20-9-16

Nairobi child poet! 20 SEPTEMBER 2016 Tax Deductions over $2 Report about Nairobi child poet “Shanize Njeri Wanjiku” starts at 24 mins 30 sec into the show. To go directly to that part of the program, drag the slider along to that...

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Tax deductibility for donations!

Tax deductibility for donations!

Tax deductibility for donations! 25 AUGUST 2016 Tax Deductions over $2 Since its inception the ACF has helped to raise millions of dollars for Australian artists, allowing them to share their stories, passion, and creativity around Australia and the world. Creative...

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Radio666 interview

Radio666 interview

Radio interview First ABC radio interview 29 July 2016 with Alex Sloan Fred Kasparek and Michael Rabey in the ABC radio studio in Canberra.

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Canberra design process

Canberra design process

GREAT CANBERRA DESIGN TEAM. From Japanese fan symbolism to providing shelter our ‘World Peace Bell’ is far from a traditional gazebo. Designed by Lauren Kasparek, the fan has strong symbolism in Japan where the ‘World Peace Bell’ originates. Ribs of the fan represent...

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HIROSHIMA

HIROSHIMA

This temple bell/temple hall is standing at the dearest wish of Hiroshima aiming at the creation of a world of a true peaceful coexistence without any nuclear weapons or wars, and was built as a symbol for this spiritual and cultural movement. We wish that the sound...

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COWRA

COWRA

The Australian World Peace Bell was awarded to Cowra for its long-standing contribution to world peace and international understanding. Capital cities usually reserve the right to erect the World Peace Bell, however Cowra's commitment to the World Peace Bell's...

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ŌTSU

ŌTSU

Ōtsu (大津市 Ōtsu-shi?) is the capital city of Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Ōtsu is known as the main port of Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan. It briefly served as the capital of Japan from 667 to 672 AD during the Asuka period (538 – 710). The city is home to numerous...

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CHRISTCHURCH

CHRISTCHURCH

The Christchurch World Peace Bell is now housed in a pavillion located in the Botanic Gardens. Plans are being developed for it to become the focal point of a specially developed Peace Walk. Christchurch (/ˈkraɪstʃɜːrtʃ /; Māori: Ōtautahi) is the largest city in...

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AMAGASAKI

AMAGASAKI

The Australian World Peace Bell was awarded to Cowra for its long-standing contribution to world peace and international understanding. Capital cities usually reserve the right to erect the World Peace Bell, however Cowra's commitment to the World Peace Bell's...

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TASHKENT

TASHKENT

Tashkent (/ˌtæʃˈkɛnt/; Uzbek: Toshkent, Тошкент [tɒʃˈkent]; Russian: Ташкент, [tɐʂˈkʲɛnt]; literally "Stone City") is the capital and largest city of Uzbekistan. The officially registered population of the city in 2012 was about 2,309,300. Due to its position in...

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MADRID

MADRID

Madrid (/məˈdrɪd/, Spanish: [maˈðɾið], locally: [maˈðɾiθ, -ˈðɾi]) is a south-western European city, the capital of Spain, and the largest municipality of the Community of Madrid. The population of the city is almost 3.2 million with a metropolitan area population of...

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QUITO

QUITO

The Australian World Peace Bell was awarded to Cowra for its long-standing contribution to world peace and international understanding. Capital cities usually reserve the right to erect the World Peace Bell, however Cowra's commitment to the World Peace Bell's...

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BUENOS AIRES

BUENOS AIRES

Buenos Aires (/ˈbweɪnəs ˈɛəriːz/ or /ˈaɪrɪs/,[3] Spanish: [ˈbwenos ˈaiɾes]) is the capital and largest city of the Argentine Republic. The city is located on the western shore of the estuary of the Río de la Plata, on the continent's southeastern coast. The Greater...

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BRASÍLIA

BRASÍLIA

Brasília (Portuguese pronunciation: [bɾaˈziljɐ]) is the federal capital of Brazil and seat of government of the Federal District. The city is located atop the Brazilian highlands in the country's center-western region. It was founded on April 21, 1960, to serve as the...

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VIENNA

VIENNA

The Vienna International Centre (VIC) is the campus and building complex hosting the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV; in German: Büro der Vereinten Nationen in Wien). It is colloquially also known as UNO City.

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QUEZON CITY

QUEZON CITY

Quezon City (/ˈkɛzɒn/ ke-zon; Filipino: Lungsod Quezon [Tagalog pronunciation: [ˈkeːson]; Spanish: Ciudad Quezón], also known to Filipinos by its initials as QC) is the most populous city in the Philippines. It is one of the cities that make up Metro Manila,...

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ULAN BATOR

ULAN BATOR

Ulaanbaatar or Ulan Bator /ˌuːlɑːn ˈbɑːtər/ (Mongolian: Улаанбаатар, [ʊɮɑːŋ.bɑːtʰɑ̆r], Ulaγanbaγatur, literally "Red Hero") is the capital and the largest city of Mongolia. A federal municipality, the city is not part of any aimag (province), and its population as of...

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MEXICO CITY

MEXICO CITY

Tacubaya is a section of Mexico City located in the west in the Miguel Hidalgo borough consisting of the colonia Tacubaya proper but also adjacent areas in other colonias such as San Miguel Chapultepec sección II, Observatorio, Daniel Garza, Ampliación Daniel Garza...

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OSAKA

OSAKA

Osaka (大阪市 Ōsaka-shi) Japanese pronunciation: [oːsaka]; is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan. It is the capital city of Osaka Prefecture and the largest component of the Keihanshin Metropolitan Area, the second largest metropolitan area in Japan and...

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WARSAW

WARSAW

Warsaw Polish: Warszawa [varˈʂava] is the capital and largest city of Poland. It stands on the Vistula River in east-central Poland, roughly 260 kilometres (160 mi) from the Baltic Sea and 300 kilometres (190 mi) from the Carpathian Mountains. Its population is...

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BERLIN

Friedrichstain, Volkspark, Berlin (Germany) In December 1988, the World Peace Bell Association asked Manfred Schmidt, Ambassador of the GDR in Japan, to be allowed to place a peace bell in Berlin at the 50th anniversary of the beginning of World War II. The Japanese...

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ANKARA

ANKARA

Ankara English /ˈæŋkərə/;Turkish [ˈaŋ.ka.ɾa] formerly known as Ancyra and Angora, is the capital of the Republic of Turkey. With a population of 4,587,558 in the urban center (2014) and 5,150,072 in its...

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OKINAWA

OKINAWA

Ishigaki (石垣島 Ishigaki-jima, Yaeyama and Okinawan: Ishigachi), also known as Ishigakijima, is a Japanese island west of Okinawa Hontō and the second-largest island of the Yaeyama Island group. It is within the City of Ishigaki in Okinawa Prefecture. The city functions...

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HOKKAIDŌ

HOKKAIDŌ

Hokkaido 北海道 Hokkaidō, literally "Northern Sea Circuit" formerly known as Ezo, Yezo, Yeso, or Yesso, is the 2nd largest island of Japan, and the largest and northernmost prefecture. The Tsugaru Strait separates Hokkaido from Honshu, although the two islands are...

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Past presidents of the Rotary Club of Burley Griffin will discuss the creation and use of the World Peace Bell.
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