2012 Hiroshima-Nagasaki Remembered (67th Anniversary)

2012 Hiroshima-Nagasaki Remembered
67th Anniversary

Thursday, August 9th 2012
7:30pm – 8:30pm
Esquimalt Gorge Park
(off Tillicum Road just south of the Gorge Waterway)
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 67th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Japan will be held at Esquimalt Gorge Park (off Tillicum Road just south of the Gorge Waterway).

7:00pm – Lantern making starts
7:30pm – Words and Songs of Peace
8:00pm – Floating lanterns placed in the Gorge while lanterns with battery candles will be placed on the lawn

[International gaggles of Raging Grannies will be attending during their 25th Anniversary UnConvention activities.]

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

Sponsored by the The 25th Anniversary International Raging Grannies, Physicians for Global Survival, Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society, Victoria Peace Coalition and the Council of Canadians – Victoria.

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

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