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21 Sep 2013

Physically in Asheville, N.C. on Peace Day
9/21/13 - 11:30 AM - Three physical locations have volunteered to have specials to attract live Peace Day celebration participation:
Free admission to Asheville Art Museum for Peace Day celebrators
Free admission to Black Mountain College Museum for Peace Day celebrators
Free Roots Food hummus at Firestorm Cafe for #PeaceDay

We're asking for help to make #PeaceDay a Twitter trending topic on 9/21 Peace Day!

September 21, 2013, Asheville's Dog Tag Art ( is asking folks to Tweet #PeaceDay on Twitter to raise awareness of 31st anniversary of Peace Day.

"Asheville is the only city in the world to have had major Peace Day celebrations for the past three years. However, outside of Asheville, virtually nobody in the United States knows 9/21 is supposed to equal Peace Day," said Ben Mack, Asheville public artist working with Dog Tag Art on raising awareness 9/21 = Peace Day.

Twitter trending topics can be seen around the world. Trends appear in the column on the left side of the page. Trends are immediately popular, rather than topics that have been popular for a while or on a daily basis, and help more people discover the hottest emerging topics of discussion on Twitter. Trends often have pound - # - sign before the word or phrase. This is called a hashtag and is included specifically in Tweets to mark them as relating to a topic, so that people can follow the conversation in search.

September 21, 2013, the 31st anniversary of The U.N.'s Peace Day. The 193 member nations of the U.N. has dedicated 9/21 of each year to world peace, and specifically the absence of war and violence. However, the U.N. has yet to actualize a temporary global ceasefire in honor of their declaration of an International Day of Peace.

Peace Day 2013 will be the fourth year in a row Asheville's Veterans For Peace has celebrated Peace Day. Asheville, North Carolina will be the hub of an online effort to make #PeaceDay a trending topic on Twitter on September 21, 2013, the 31st anniversary of The United Nation's International Day of Peace, now called Peace Day. Dog Tag Art is sponsoring a Peace Day pro-peace rally to begin at 11:30 AM Eastern both online and in-person. Online via PeaceOn.Us, and in-person event stations will include Asheville Art Museum, Black Mountain College Museum, and Firestorm Cafe.