Welcome to "KidCast For Peace;
Solutions For a Better World"

View the KidCast For Peace images
created at Maui's Earth Day Festival 2002

MAUI HI 4/22/02- "KidCast For Peace; Solutions For a Better World" offers kids globally (of all ages), an opportunity to make a difference in the world they will inherit. On Earth Days, April 19-22, 2002, participate in a series of global gatherings of concerned kids of all ages using CU-SeeMe and other connective technologies. Make art before the broadcasts suggesting how to bring more love and more peace into our world. Here are examples, from KidCast Number 8!! We will be broadcasting from Maui Community College on April 22, 2002. We hope you will participate? Its easy!! This is a grand experiment. Good Luck Everyone! Scan your art and make a web site. Submit the URL here and qualify to win free software and other prizes donated by Adobe, Macromedia and others. We will explore the art and artists suggestions as they hold up their creations to the camera for sharing and to be appreciated for their contributions to peace.

Complete project details can be found here. For a quick overview, Read the HELP Files! We welcome submissions of web sites offering Solutions and look forward to video conferencing with you!

Contact event producer; V.A.R.I.O.U.S. at KidCast@creativity.net and let us know you want to play! Or just head on over to this years coordinating space AND SIGN UP to participate. You can also participate in our Art and Peace list for "Older" kids:


For coordination outside of the KidCast For Peace project
KidCast For Peace won a Sig-Tel Online Learning award in 1998 for this Internet and live multi-node hook-up of kids around the world. Read the Founders' Assessment. A week long "KidCast For Peace" took place at the Creativity Cafe New School For The Next Millennium installation featured at 1998 SIGGRAPH. Check out some of our other Creativity Cafe Edutainment Installations.

We invite those in schools, at work, at home and in cybercafes to make and share art illustraiting their SOLUTIONS for creating a happier, healthier and safer planet. Participate via the KidCast CU-SeeMe online videoconference network and other technologies TBA. Submissions will reside in Creativity Cafe's "Gallery Of Solutions". Awards will be given for the best entries. The video conferencing software is free and downloadable.

Visionary Artists Resources Including Other Unique Services (V.A.R.I.O.U.S., 501c3) has produced this Internet art, education and healing event ten times since 1995 with support from many corporate sponsors and individuals. Coordination by V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media's founder Peter H. Rosen, is a labor of love. We are seeking funding. Please help us find support for the project. Please watch our latest Maui Artists' Showcase dedicated to PEACE; streaming on the Internet.

"KidCast For Peace; Solutions For a Better World" sets out to empower and build self-esteem in young people; while at the same time facilitating their contributions to the unfolding of the world they will inherit. The objective: to build a happier, healthier, more peaceful planet and its peoples, and give future leaders a loud voice in shaping their future world.

Information for fundraising locally and participation by your community can be found at: http://creativity.net/KidCast/. You can use any computer that has a video camera attached. You can also participate by chat while watching the videoconference. An interactive musical jam will be attempted utilizing instruments made from nature and household objects. See the instructions from a past event!

Send a stamped, self addressed envelope to

V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media
140 Uwapo Rd.,#49-204
Kihei, Maui HI 96753

and receive FREE 3D GLASSES! FREE SOFTWARE will be awarded for best participation and art submitted. Prizes will be given for the best KidCast Web site submissions. View the Gallery Of Solutions from past events, where your submission will be added. For 3D buffs, Creativity Cafe's VRML 3D EarthStation within the Educational Universe (KidCast9); is donated by Active Worlds. KidCast For Peace is listed there under V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media. For further information call (808) 875-4747, or email: KidCast@creativity.net.


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