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Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2018
August 6, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
Every August, we commemorate the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima (Aug. 6) and Nagasaki (Aug. 9) with a Lantern Ceremony in Memorial Park. We believe it is important to keep the memory of those horrible events alive so that current generations understand we must never allow nuclear weapons to be used again.
It’s something the whole family can enjoy. Using art supplies provided by the organizers, you make lanterns and float them in the fountain. If you have never been to a Lantern Ceremony in Winnipeg, these videos will give you a good idea of what to expect.
We hope you can join us this year.
– Peace Alliance Winnipeg
– Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba
– Council of Canadians-Winnipeg Chapter
– Winnipeg Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)