December 8, 2010

Celebrating Women’s Wisdom Festival

Dec 18th! Join IWP's Celebrating Women’s Wisdom Festival in Chiang Mai:

We welcome everyone to our center in a rural village surrounded by rice fields for a time of relaxation, rejuvenation, and joy.

Schedule of Events for Saturday, December 18:

2-4:30 pm simultaneous workshops including belly dance (led by Kristen Beifus), body and energy awareness (led by OmSunisa Jamwiset), Kundalini yoga (led by Faeng), and community theatre (led by Ann). Learn more about yourself, your body, a new move or two!

5:00 Women and Spirituality keynote by Dhammananda Bhikkuni, Thailand’s first female monk

6:00 delicious meal

7:00-11:00 concert under the stars, featuring:

Mei Chern, singer/songwriter from Malaysia

Fagan Shephard, singer/songwriter from the USA

dance performances, including Shan Kinneri and sword dances, belly dance, modern dance

and so much more!! A community bazaar with a wide range of local and handmade products will run throughout the event. Booths offering a tantalizing assortment of services, like foot massage, reiki, face masks and more will please your body and soul.

Delicious snacks, organic coffee, and shakes will be available for purchase, and the ticket price includes dinner.

~ guests also have the option of spending the night, in dorm or tent accommodation, and joining us for morning yoga and breakfast.

coming and going: trucks will depart from the front gate of Wat Suan Dok at 1:00 pm on the 18th and return there after the concert. For people staying the night, trucks will leave the center at 10 am on the 19th to return to the city.

pricing: ticket price includes workshops, keynote, concert and dinner, 500 baht. For guests spending the night, 800 baht. truck service to come and return to the city: 100 baht/round trip

The Celebrating Women’s Wisdom Festival is a fundraiser for IWP and a new program we are organizing in 2011 called Buddhist Education for Social Transformation. All workshop leaders and performers have generously donated their time, skills and services for the concert. We heartily thank them for their kind support and willingness to share their talents.

contact us to reserve your ticket: (english); info@womenforpeaceandjustice or 086.944.3989 (Thai)