Peace Day TV – Solstice 2012 Broadcast
Unified Voices Birthing a New Age
DECEMBER 20-23, 2012
Multiple Locations from around the World
Uniting for an Unprecedented Global Webcast
This unprecedented Peace Day TV - Solstice 2012 broadcast will utilize a proprietary media cloud specially developed to coordinate events via players embedded on nearly 3000 global web sites (including the United Nations website) --- plus a new mobile device content delivery platform that will expand the overall reach to Billions of potential viewers.
For over one thousand years, cultures from around the globe have either looked forward to or feared the 2012 Winter Solstice --- best known as “the end” of the long-count Mayan calendar (taking place December 21st .) To actively celebrate and formally document this highly anticipated day Peace Day TV, in collaboration with multiple partners, will broadcast magnificent celebrations, ceremonies, and teachings, beginning at Noon December 20th PST through December 23rd.
Included are events such as Uplift Festival from Australia, U Day from Thailand, Synthesis 2012 from Chichen Itza, the Great Convergence from Egypt, and culminating with Birth 2012, organized by The Shift Network, Inc.
Millions more will connect via the 12 waves of unity-synchronized meditations, prayers, and practices worldwide, ranging from a Havdalah prayer from Jerusalem to One Billion OMs from India via a world peace prayer ceremony at Mt. Fuji.
The first major event will begin in Byron Bay, Australia, featuring Barbara Marx Hubbard in a multi-media piece entitled Theater of Our Birth. This program continues with a Three Days of Love pledge and media campaign, inviting participants to commit to actions and words of love from December 20-22.
Also on December 20th, a partner initiative named A Big Project will center their attention on activating artistic visions for a new world via a 10 hour webcast from New York. On December 21st, several more inspiring global events will activate, continuing through December 23rd.
The Peace Day TV - Solstice 2012 featured event schedule will include:
Shift Network’s Birth 2012
Some of the world’s biggest names in science, sustainability, evolutionary consciousness, and world peace, including Deepak Chopra, Bruce Lipton, Michael Beckwith, Neale Donald Walsch, Jean Houston, James O’Dea, Lynn McTaggart, Jack Canfield --- as the Welcoming Committee for this global event being organized to “give birth” to a solution-oriented sustainable future filled with inspiring possibilities.
From the heart of the Mayan civilization and the temple of Quetzalcoatl in Chichen Itza, Mexico, this Global Gathering will join together World Music Groups, Electronic Music, Visionary Leaders, Spiritual Teachers and Shamans, Healing/Art/Yoga Villages and International Visionary Seekers, to honor & celebrate the end of the previous Mayan cycles and the dawn of a new era of renewal, balance, and harmony
Australia’s UPLIFT 2012
From beautiful Byron Bay, NSW, UPLIFT 2012 will bring together some of the world’s most inspirational artists and innovative thinkers to explore, inquire, share and discover together our role in the creation of this new paradigm. More than a symposium, UPLIFT 2012 is a participatory event that supports a deeper understanding that “the change” is within us, connects us, and it begins NOW.
UNIFY inspires, empowers and gives people the tools to organize and participate in global synchronized moments. UNIFY is open to everyone, from every path, who is open, moved, and willing to participate. Everyone is UNIFY.
Unify - http://www.unify.org
A participant-driven event that empowers people across the world to unite around the Peace 2012 “moment of peace”, by offering a positive counter to popular media misconceptions about 2012; featuring profound perspectives that include the wisdom of indigenous peoples.
Peace 2012 - http://www.peace2012.net
3 Magic Words European Premiere and Event in London, on December 21, 2012, to celebrate Earth's entrance into the Age Of Aquarius, an inspiring movie that reveals an ancient wisdom about the energetic connection that humans have with all matter on the Earth and in the entire universe.
U DAY FESTIVAL
U DAY 2012 is an inter-cultural, multi-faith spiritual event and FREE concert taking place in Chiang Mai, Thailand this December 22 & 23. Bringing musicians and artists together with religious and spiritual leaders, we will mark this moment in our history by celebrating our radical unity as one family of humanity living together on one beautiful plane
THE GREAT CONVERGENCE
During the Winter Solstice, December 20-22, the GREAT CONVERGENCE will be gathering from across the globe for a once in a lifetime experience at the Great Pyramids to intentionally celebrate this potent, transformational time in our lives.
The Birth 2012 Movement will evolve this marker point for the history of mankind into a dedicated “birth day for a new era”; one that is healthy, sustainable and peaceful, as opposed to the doomsday scenarios presented by Hollywood and the mainstream media. This dedicated movement is recognizing the innate power of this “once in 5,000 years” moment in time, to unify people globally around a commitment to co-create a new paradigm that works for all. Locations will include major pyramid sites in Mexico and Egypt, India, Japan, Israel, Ghana, Kenya, Scotland, Guatemala, Brazil, Canada, and dozens of dedicated locations across the United States.
“BIRTH 2012 is a celebration for the world that helps us build a critical mass of people committed to evolutionary change. Drawing inspiration from visionary Barbara Marx Hubbard and many of today’s bestselling pioneers, we aim to co-create an historic turning-point that helps to interconnect the social, spiritual, scientific, and U DAY 2012 is an inter-cultural, multi-faith spiritual event and FREE concert taking place in Chiang Mai, Thailand this December 22 & 23. Bringing musicians and artists together with religious and spiritual leaders, we will mark this moment in our history by celebrating our radical unity as one family of humanity living together on one beautiful planet.
During the Winter Solstice, December 20-22, the GREAT CONVERGENCE will be gathering from across the globe for a once in a lifetime experience at the Great Pyramids to intentionally celebrate this potent, transformational time in our lives. technological breakthroughs that can lead us forward,” shares Stephen Dinan, the co-founder of the Birth 2012 initiative and CEO of The Shift Network, which serves 225,000 members with transformational online events, courses, and trainings.
Lead by bestselling author Barbara Marx Hubbard and The Shift Network’s Stephen Dinan, this Birth 2012 Movement includes: New York Times bestselling authors such as Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Neale Donald Walsch, don Miguel Ruiz, Jack Canfield, and Lisa Nichols; spiritual leaders such as Michael Beckwith (Agape), Ram Dass, Jean Houston, Shiva Rea (yoga), Swami Chidananda Saraswati, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, leading Mayan elders and members of the 13 Indigenous Grandmothers; social change leaders such as Lynne Twist and James O’Dea; and heart-centered musicians such as Ozomatli and Rickie Byars Beckwith.
Several of these leaders will directly participate in live celebrations on December 21st and 22nd at the Agape International Spiritual Center in Culver City, CA, while others will join the celebration from other locations around the world that are being interconnected by the global webcast.
“The planetary birthing movement is gaining momentum worldwide, with synchronized spiritual and social events designed to shift global consciousness toward love and harmony. BIRTH 2012 can connect these events in a way that represents unification on a scale we have perhaps never seen,” explained Barbara Marx Hubbard, co-founder and President for the Foundation for Conscious Evolution and former Democratic Vice–Presidential nominee (1984). Hubbard sees this time in history as a critical turning point into the next stage of what she terms “Conscious Evolution” – defined as evolution by choice not chance.
About Peace Day TV
Peace Day TV is a collaborative project of All Things Peace, a 501(C)(3) non-profit charity, and the Light of Life Society, a global unincorporated outreach ministry serving all faiths and cultures.
Peace Day TV was founded in 2009 by Light of Life Society for the purpose of providing broadcasting for peace-building organizations, inter-faith projects and educational charities. In 2011 Peace Day TV became recognized as a special project of the Culture of Peace Initiative (the UN-designated "Peace Messenger Initiative" with participants in all the world's regions.) Our common goal is to unite the strengths of organizations and individuals who are working to make peace a practical reality.
The annual spotlight event co-produced by Peace Day TV in conjunction with multiple broadcasting partners is the September 21st Peace Day Global Broadcast in celebration of the International Day of Peace. Peace Day TV also provides free broadcasting year round of educational events for non-profits, inter-faith organizations, and non-governmental organizations.
About Michael Short
With “world peace” as his primary goal and passion, Michael is the Executive Producer of the 2012 Solstice Broadcast on PeaceDay.tv and the chairman of All Things Peace, a non-profit organization. He is also a world class computer designer and programmer with embedded controller, database, web solutions, and applications programming designs and implementations. With over 30 years experience in producing major events, Emmy Award winner Michael Short, maintains his involvement in various productions while continually expanding his role within his numerous technology businesses.