The Quiz: What ceremonial musical instrument is played on the International Day of Peace?
A The Greek Pipes of Peace
B The Japan Peace Bell
C The Scandinavian Gjallarhorn
The Japan Peace Bell was a gift from Japan to the United Nations in 1954, before Japan was admitted to the organization. It’s an example of a bonshō, a traditional bell found in Japanese Buddhist temples. In recent decades bonshō have become symbols of world peace.
The correct answer to this quiz is The Japan Peace Bell.