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Winnipeg Walk for Peace reborn

Winnipeg’s decades-long history of holding an annual “Walk for Peace,” interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, resumed last year during a September arts festival called Nuit Blanche. We enjoyed it so much we decided to do another such walk this year,…

Video: Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace

Winnipeg, August 9, 2023: Hinode Taiko performs at Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace. Photo: Paul S. Graham

Winnipeg, August 9, 2023 — Winnipeggers held a Lanterns for Peace Ceremony to mark the 78th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. These ceremonies are conducted each year to help keep alive the memory of these attacks…

The Story of Sadako

by Junko Bailey Origami, the art of folding paper to make decorative items, is a common indoor entertainment in Japan, and most people learn how to fold an origami crane in their youth. As the crane is a symbol of…

A Vigil for Palestine

Winnipeg, August 12, 2023: Supporters of Palestinian liberation in Winnipeg held a vigil across from the Israeli Folklorama Pavilion to raise awareness of the suffering of Palestinians under Israeli occupation.