Lunchbox Talk: Passing the Torch - A Symbol of Peace or Adroit Propaganda

Thu, 16 June

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Dubbo

Lunchbox Talk: Passing the Torch - A Symbol of Peace or Adroit Propaganda

Is there more to this Olympic tradition than simply passing the torch?

Time & Location

16 June, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEST

Dubbo, 76 Wingewarra St, Dubbo NSW 2830, Australia

About the Event

Throughout history burning torches have been used in processions as a sign of remembrance, or as symbolic reference to various ideas and beliefs. The torch itself can consist of a simple candle with cardboard collar to catch any dripping wax, or be an elaborately designed object that references a specific event. The relay torch from the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, held on site at the WPCC, is one such elaborately designed object. But is there more to this Olympic tradition than simply passing the torch? 

Join us for a light lunch on your lunch break.

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