2011 Hiroshima-Nagasaki Remembered

2011 Hiroshima-Nagasaki Remembered

Tuesday, August 9th 2011
7:30pm – 8:30pm
Craigflower Park / Kosapsom at Admiral’s Road and Gorge Road
Cost: FREE

Genbaku (Peace) Dome in Hiroshima, Japan
(Image of the Genshi Baku “Atomic Bomb” Dome in Hiroshima, Japan)

The annual lantern ceremony, marking the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Japan will be held at Craigflower Park / Kosapsom at Admiral’s Road and Gorge Road, West Saanich. Bring a blanket and/or chair to sit on.

Lantern making starts at 7:30pm, with words and songs of peace at 8:00pm, followed by floating the lanterns in the Gorge. Latterns with battery candles may be placed on the lawn.

(Bring a blanket &/or chair to sit on and a battery candle if you wish. Floating lantern supplies will be provided.)

Sponsored by the Victoria Raging Grannies, Physicians for Global Survival, Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society, Victoria Peace Coalition and the Council of Canadians – Victoria.

For more information call – Virgina at 778-443-3535

Hiroshima, Japan August 6th 1945
(Hiroshima, Japan August 6th 1945)
Nagasaki, Japan - August 9th 1945
(Nagasaki, Japan – August 9th 1945)