La Admiral Illingworth Naval Academy
it was the stage for the closure of the 2ª World March
for Peace and Nonviolence, Ecuador chapter. Students, teachers, parents and special guests gathered at this event. The program began with the entry of the authorities of the Naval Academy, Sonia Venegas Paz, president of the Association World Without Wars and Without Violence along with several of its members, followed by the Commando platoon and the international civic brigade, the latter consisting of students carrying flags of different countries.
With the sound of drums, drums, lyres and cymbals, the war band of this study center adorned the event and paid tribute to the thousands of people who joined this great day worldwide.
The offer of the act was in charge of the lawyer Iván Vaca Pozo, director of Culture of the Academy who exhorted the students to cultivate in each one of their classrooms a culture of peace and nonviolence. In addition, he thanked the deference that World Without Wars Ecuador had in inviting them to participate in the 1st South American March and it was they who concluded the 2nd World March in our country.
The execution of human symbols could not be missing, each of the cadets took their place until forming the peace sign. Also, another group with white gloves on their hands simulated the flight of a dove, while its coordinator released a large heart, made with balloons, towards the sky.
“Knowing that you can want it to be possible, take away your fears…” it was the melody that Lilly Chele sang, from the women's basic section who put the Color Esperanza theme to the public, that hope we have to eliminate all kinds of aggression among human beings.
Ecuadorian folklore was also present, dressed in the representative attire of our mountain range, the dancers with a sign in hand said “WE MAKE PEACE, NOT VIOLENCE”.
Finally, thanks to the Colors for Peace Association of Italy, the participants were invited to tour the exhibition of 120 paintings made by children from all over the world.