We welcome these great designs from Steiner School in Switzerland, well done to everyone involved.
Peace on Earth
Well done to Pablo Brügger for his creativity, as when Peace is turned the other way it says World .
A special thank you to Naima Seppey for coordinating the project for the young people from Steiner School, Switzerland.
The white cross on the red base represents faith in Christianity. The Swiss flag traditionally stands for freedom, honor and fidelity. In modern times the Swiss flag has also come to represent neutrality, democracy, peace and refuge.
“St. George School proudly presents the art work of Mary Liang to be part of the Peace Quilt for the Summer Olympics 2012 in London.
We would like to extend our most sincere gratitude for allowing our students to be part of such an important event and message to all the world. We firmly believe that these types of educational projects also serve a lesson in civics and the need for Peace during times of conflict throughout the world. I would like to thank Mr. Mauricio Benavides, Head of the Art Department for all the guidance he provided to the students during this project.
Once again, thank you for considering St George as a representative of the Dominican Republic and the values we share.
Valinda Valdez, Director of International Projects/School Development”
Well done to Mary whose quote reads: “We all wish for peace because it is a state of mind in which we can all accept each other as equal.”
A huge thank you to all the students who took part and to Valinda Valdez for making it all possible.
Dominican Republic Flag Meaning:
The blue in the Dominican Republic flag stands for liberty; the colour red for the fire and bloodshed of the struggle for independence; and the white cross symbolises the sacrifice of the people.
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