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Cebu joins EarthDance 2010! Cebu will be among the over 500 venues worldwide for this year’s global synchronized festival for peace and the environment, the EarthDance 2010, on September 18-19 at the Family Park in Talamban, Cebu City.

This momentous event, aligned with the International Day of Peace, will be held simultaneously in many countries. In Manila, it will be held at the Bantayog ng Mga Bayani Memorial Center.

Conceived in 1996 with a vision to unite the whole world in peace through the universal platform of culture, art, dance and music, EarthDance is now the largest global synchronized music and peace event in the world. The main highlight in EarthDance 2010 is the link-up of thousands of people around the world participating in a synchronized Prayer for Peace on Sunday, September 19 at 7am.

People from all walks of life are invited to the two-day EarthDance Festival which this year bears the theme: “Embracing All Traditions”. EarthDance Cebu 2010 seeks to harmonize with this global platform to dissolve walls of separation and begin healing the spirit of the land.

Cebu’s most talented musicians and artists have been invited to perform in this gathering for peace which will be aired live on electronic billboards in Cebu and online over http://www.earthdance.tv/

Activities lined up for this 32-hour experience include: interfaith prayers, interactive art installations, drumming circle, traditional indigenous healing therapies, fire dancing, early morning tai chi and yoga, children’s creative space, great meditation circle, art gallery,and eco-wellness workshops.

There will also be peace and unity blessing by indigenous spiritual leaders, live DJs, world music performances and ethnic orchestra, healing workshops, rocket stove exhibit, composting and permaculture demonstrations, recyclable materials depot, all-day green market, natural body products to sample, yummy wholesome food and drinks, and much, much more!

The two-day event is free of charge during the day on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets for the Dance Party on Saturday night are pegged at Php 75.00 (Php 50.00 for students) and available at Kukuk’s Nest in Lahug and the CESDEV (Community Extension Services and Development) office at the University of Cebu main campus among other outlets.

EarthDance Cebu 2010 is held in partnership with the Cebu City Council, UC (University of Cebu) and Bigfoot Studios.