Everest Peace Project

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The Everest Peace Project (malayalam: എവറസ്റ്റ് സമാധാന ദൗത്യം [ml] is an organization based in the United States that promotes peace, teamwork and cultural understanding by climbing some of the highest peaks in the world by a team of individuals from various faiths and cultures.[1][2]

Everest: A Climb for Peace
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Directed byLance Trumbull
Produced byBilly Marchese,
Lance Trumbull,
David M. Call,
Lisa Tauscher,
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Written byJill Sharer
Narrated byOrlando Bloom
Music byErik Mongrain, James T. Sale
CinematographyBrad Clement
Edited byBilly Marchese
Running time
63 min
LanguageEnglish

Climbs[edit]

  • In 2004 the Everest Peace Project climbed Mount Shasta to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peace.[3]
  • In 2005 the Everest Peace Project climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.
  • In 2006 the Everest Peace Project climbed Mount Everest on May 18; the summit was reached by a trio composed of two Israelis (Dudu Yifrah and Micha Yaniv) and a Palestinian (Ali Bushnaq); Yifrah unfolded a sewn together IsraeliPalestinian flag on the summit of Everest.[4][5] The climb is the main focus of the documentary film Everest: A Climb for Peace.[6] Everest: A Climb for Peace is a documentary about the 2006 climb, and is narrated by Orlando Bloom. The documentary has been hailed as a "tremendous achievement" by the Dalai Lama and has received his endorsement.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peace Climbers". Archived from the original on 2008-04-23. Retrieved 2008-04-11. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. ^ Sharma, Sushil (December 31, 2002). "Multi-faith bid to scale Everest". BBC. Retrieved 2008-12-19.
  3. ^ Seeking world peace and understanding on Mt. Everest
  4. ^ Review of Everest: A Climb for Peace
  5. ^ Israeli plants Palestinian flag on Mt. Everest
  6. ^ "Everest: A Climb for Peace" (PDF). www.everestpeaceproject.org. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2010-09-10. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  7. ^ "Dalai Lama heaps praise on Orlando Bloom's 'Everest: A Climb for Peace'". Malaysia Sun. November 30, 2007. Archived from the original on September 26, 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-19. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)

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