The drawing received from Skagerak International School, Norway.
Children from Norway say We all wish for Peace,We all can live as equals.
Thank you so much to Monika Karlsen, all the schools students plus Angela Broekel and all Staff involved….especially for this drawing turning up after been missing in action for abit. We are really grateful for its reappearance 3 weeks after a difficult time for this Country.
Norwegian Flag Meaning:
The colors of the Norwegian flag are believed to have been influenced by the flags of France, the United States and Britain and are considered the colors of liberty and independence. The cross is common to most Scandinavian flags, and represents Norway’s link to the other Scandinavian countries.
Thank you to Devin Michel for coordinating this project for The Republic of The Marshall Islands and to all the students involved in this drawing from The Majuro Cooperative School. The school represents diverse cultural and socio economic backgrounds,integration at it`s finest.
We all wish for Peace because we are one great big family living under the same sky.
The Marshall Islands flag was adopted on May 1, 1979. The Marshall Islands gained independence from the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands on October 21, 1986.
This is the drawing received to represent children from The Cameroon .Thank you to Suzanne Eboutou for coordinating the project for the Cameroon Students.
Cameroon is the second modern African state (after Ghana) to adopt pan-African colors. They are based on the colors of the Ethiopian flag.
We must be together like a family. Stop fighting, can be create peace among ourselves by Joseph
I wish we all have peace but not war in our World . In my Country we have Peace
I hope you have fun with friends by Erenui
Peace is caring for each other,helping others,loving each other, and always smiling to people you meet. I want the World to live in Peace like my beautiful country Vanuatu. by Marianna
A selection of drawings received from The Pango Center School,Port Vila, Vanuatu. Special thanks to Erenui age 12, Joseph age 11, and Marianna age 11 for these pieces of art. Thank you also to Jennifer Atisson and Henry Tavoa for helping to coordinate this project for Vanuatu.
The boar’s tusk is a traditional Vanuatu symbol of prosperity and is worn as a pendant by islanders. The leaves stand for peace. If looking at Vanuatu on a map, the islands that make up the nation form a Y-shape; this is represented by the Y on the flag.
Thank you to everyone involved from The International School of Skopje,Macedonia for this very creative drawing.
We all wish for Peace because war isn’t any good
Thank you for the invitation to participate in 2012 Olympic Project.We are honored to be invited to be part of this wonderful project. Our answer is Yes, we would like to participate, it will be our pleasure!
Thank you,Sincerely Kristina Bozurska and Daniela Jankulovska art teachers.
Macedonian Flag Meaning:
The sun design is a simplified version of the Star of Vergina, which appeared on Macedonia’s former national flag. Red has been a significant color throughout the history of Macedonian flags. The sun also represents “the new sun of liberty”, which is mentioned in the country’s national anthem.