JUNE 23rd – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA 2013 - LISBOA
Organization of the YOGA PORTUGUESE CONFEDERATION
With the support of the LISBON CITY HALL, INATEL FOUNDATION,
PORTUGUESE OLIMPIC COMITE and NATIONAL PLAN FOR ETICHS IN SPORTS
The city of Lisboa has become one more time the International center of the Grand Celebration of the International Day of Yoga (IDY). Associated to this First Inter Ethnic, Inter Cultural, and Inter Religious World Day, the Day of Light, when the Human DNA is celebrated, were present The City Councilmen of Sports and Education of Lisbon’s City Hall - Dr. Manuel Brito, Dr. Maria Barroso, the Ambassador of India in Portugal – Mr. B. B. Tyagi, Prof. Moniz Pereira and Rão Kyao.
This initiative, promoted by the Yoga Portuguese Confederation gathered more than 1000 adults, between Masters, Professors, Instructors and Yoga practitioners, and one hundred children, also them Yoga practitioners, coming from North to South of Portugal, and from all the World. This Day is candidate in the UNESCO / and the ONU to become officially the FIRST GLOBAL DAY OF HUMANITY – on the SOLSTICE, JUNE 21st, (it is always celebrate on the next Sunday).