The event had no information available in Arabic, but staff members were available to talk at length on the project and CISV.
"CISV Egypt is a registered NGO under CISV international which operates in 65 countries and 200 cities, focusing on intercultural learning and educational activities with a focus on informal learning or learning through participation and living in multicultural settings," said Rowan El Shimi, staff member of Spaces of Expression.
Katie Plathonoff of CISV explained the history of the Peace Festival.
The musical line-up for the Peace Festival included the bands Zabaleen (garbage collectors) - some of whose members are also active CISV International participants - and Digla, who are considered "CISV family friends."
Jennifer Watson, honorary treasurer of CISV
North East, said: "CISV
is a youth exchange organisation evolved from a conviction that lasting peace is possible if people can learn to live together."
The feast, held in Pon-teland, saw around 50 members and friends of cross-cultural friendship charity CISV
gathering in the New Rendezvous restaurant to mark the beginning of the Year of the Ox, which was officially celebrated last month.
Meanwhile, the organisation raised concerns about the Cardiff International Sports Village (CISV
) development, saying, 'As currently designed the project relies almost totally on car transport and will overload already busy roads.
The meet, which was the final event of the year before the summer break, was sponsored by Children's International Summer Villages (CISV
) - a charity which allows underprivileged children from all over the world to come to the region for a holiday.
Multi-cultural charity CISV
celebrated the Chinese New Year at Ponteland's New Rendezvous Restaurant on Monday, raising the cash to help children from the North East learn about other countries and cultures.
This project was planned under the umbrella of CISV
Egypt, a non-political, non-governmental organization that promotes peace education, global friendship and cross-cultural understanding.Aa The Farafra project is part of its International People's Project program.Aa For more information about the organization, check www.cisv.org
Besides performing at the local music hub Culture Wheel, Like Jelly is known for its charitable performances for non-governmental organizations such as CISV
, an independent non-political organization that promotes peace education and cross-cultural friendship, and AFS, one of the world's largest community-based volunteer organizations.
Henrietta became involved with the project after the CISV
contacted her school and she jumped at the opportunity to make friends with children from other cultures.