An Interreligious New Year Celebration

In 2010, the UN General assembly designated the first week of February as World Interfaith Harmony Week.  In line with this proclamation, please join us February 1 to celebrate the New Year in a special ceremony designed to release the hardships and limitations of the past and to plant the seeds of hope and peace.

Hosted by Midwest Buddhist Temple
435 W Menomonee Street, Chicago

Friday, February 1, 2013
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Program includes:

  • Year End Introduction by Rev. Ron Miyamura
  • Buddhist Ringing of the Bell
  • Sharing New Year Practices from Diverse Traditions
  • *Presenters followed by participants
  • New Year Flower Release
  • Toshi Koshi Soba Noodles and refreshments

This event has been designed by members of the Sacred Spaces 2013 Downtown Chicago group and is open to the public.


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