Gandhi Peace Festival

The Gandhi Peace Festival was held in Hamilton at city hall Saturday, bringing together several dozen participants for speeches, food, and a march through downtown street. This year’s theme was honouring Nelson Mandala, His Life and Legacy. Here are a few photos from the event. – Barry Gray

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, October 4,2014 - Gandhi Peace Festival at Hamilton City Hall.  Marchers make their way down Main St. in support of peace. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, October 4,2014 – Gandhi Peace Festival at Hamilton City Hall. Marchers make their way down Main St. in support of peace. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, October 4,2014 - Gandhi Peace Festival at Hamilton City Hall.  From, left, Teena Mathew, Afraah Shirin, Raina Kanjirappallil, and Ayesha Heza of Swaramudra Dance Co. jump for a pic in the parking lot following their performance. NOTE: slightly out of focus, if you use if, use it small!) Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, October 4,2014 – Gandhi Peace Festival at Hamilton City Hall. From, left, Teena Mathew, Afraah Shirin, Raina Kanjirappallil, and Ayesha Heza of Swaramudra Dance Co. jump for a pic in the parking lot following their performance. NOTE: slightly out of focus, if you use if, use it small!) Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, October 4,2014 - Gandhi Peace Festival at Hamilton City Hall. The theme of this year's festival was Nelson Mandala's Life and Legacy. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, October 4,2014 – Gandhi Peace Festival at Hamilton City Hall. The theme of this year’s festival was Nelson Mandala’s Life and Legacy. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, October 4,2014 - Gandhi Peace Festival at Hamilton City Hall. Halima Hatimy places a flower necklace on the statue of Gandhi. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, October 4,2014 – Gandhi Peace Festival at Hamilton City Hall. Halima Hatimy places a flower necklace on the statue of Gandhi. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, October 4,2014 - Gandhi Peace Festival at Hamilton City Hall. Flower necklaces left on the statue of Gandhi following the festival. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, October 4,2014 – Gandhi Peace Festival at Hamilton City Hall. Flower necklaces left on the statue of Gandhi following the festival. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

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