Hiroshima-Nagasaki Remembrance Day gathering--Peace Lantern Ceremony, August 4, Pacific Grove, CA
Start: August 04, 2018• 7:00 PM
End: August 04, 2018• 9:00 PM
Hiroshima-Nagasaki Remembrance Day gathering--Peace Lantern Ceremony
Here's what Joyce Vandevere has posted on the Weekly Peace Calendar:
Saturday, August 4, 14thAnnual Peace Lantern Ceremony This beautiful and moving tradition honors those who suffered atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima in 1945. Lovers Point Beach Cove,
Ocean View Blvd. at 17th Street, Pacific Grove.
7:00 The gathering begins. Lantern making. Taiko drummers: Shinsho-Mugen Daiko
7:45 Music, poetry and messages of hope and peace. Chris Hasegawa, Joyce Vandevere and others will speak.
8:00 Lanterns affixed to rafts are lit
8:15 Launching of the peace lanterns. Tai-Chi Master Jim Scott-Behrends will play meditative strains of flute.
The public is invited to this free event.
This annual commemoration is initiated by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Monterey County Branch, and co-sponsored by Monterey Peace and Justice Center (MPJC) Monterey Peninsula Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Peace Coalition of Monterey County (PCMC) Veterans for Peace, Chapter 46.
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