Tag: Lanterns for Peace

Hiroshima Peace Day – Lanterns for Peace

[ August 6, 2015; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

Please join us in our annual commemoration of the atomic bomb attacks on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that transpired on Aug. 6 and 9, 1945, respectively.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Memorial Park (by the fountain)[MAP]

Winnipeg, ManitobaProgram7:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Lantern Making8:30 p.m. – Official Ceremony9:15 Launch of LanternsSponsors

National Association of Japanese Canadians Project PeacemakersPeace Alliance […]

Video: Lanterns for Peace 2014

Winnipeg, Aug. 6, 2014: Winnipeggers commemorated the August 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States, a strike that claimed 200,000 lives and ushered in the age of nuclear terror.
Sponsors:
– Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba – http://www.mjccc.org
– Project Peacemakers – http://projectpeacemakers.org
– Peace Alliance Winnipeg – http://peacealliancewinnipeg.ca

Lanterns for Peace 2012

[ August 6, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

Every August 6, Winnipeggers commemorate the August 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with a Lanterns for Peace Ceremony. People come together to make and float their lanterns in the fountain at Memorial Park to express their desire for a peaceful world and to show solidarity with countless others around the world who are […]

Video: Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2011

Every August 6, Winnipeggers commemorate the August 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with a Lanterns for Peace Ceremony. People come together to make and float their lanterns in a pond in the middle of the city to express their desire for a peaceful world and to show solidarity with […]

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2011

By Paul S. Graham, Aug. 4, 2011
On Monday, August 6, 1945, at 8:15 a.m., the nuclear bomb “Little Boy” was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan by an American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay. An estimated 130,000 people were killed.
On August 9, 1945, Nagasaki was the target of America’s second atomic bomb attack. At […]

Lanterns for Peace 2011

[ August 6, 2011; 7:30 pm; ] Location: Memorial Park, Winnipeg (by the fountain)

Every August 6, citizens in thousands of communities around the world commemorate the 1945 nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and rededicate themselves to the cause of peace and disarmament. In Winnipeg, a Lanterns for Peace Ceremony is conducted by Peace Alliance Winnipeg, Project Peacemakers and the Manitoba Japanese […]