Monday, March 18, 2013

Fethullah Gülen's poems turned into songs for international album

(Video Duration: 5 mins. 15 secs.)

Rise Up Album
Artists from twelve different countries composed music for poems written by Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, who is known for his global message of peace and inter-faith tolerance, for an album titled “Colors of Peace-Rise Up” to promote peace and tolerance.

The poems were translated into English, and each artist selected one poem to interpret in song.
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Fethullah Gulen & Gulen Movement on Global Peace - Symposium in Uganda

(Video Duration: 5 mins. 59 secs.)

On May 28, 2011, a two-session symposium titled “Fethullah Gulen and Global Peace” took place at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Uganda. Contribution of the Hizmet Movement and Fethullah Gulen to World Peace was the main theme of the symposium, a Nile Dialogue Platform event. The first was a discussion session on interfaith dialogue and tolerance followed by an in-depth analysis of the role of Fethullah Gulen and the Hizmet (Gulen Movement) in promoting global peace. The second session was a dialogue dinner featuring reflections and remarks that the organization stimulated. Throughout both sessions, numerous academics, intellectuals and officials representing a wide range of faiths and institutions shared their remarks on the symposium with respect to the movement’s overall idea and role in peacemaking.
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