Tag: Lanterns for Peace

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2021

On Friday, August 6th, Winnipeggers joined in a Lanterns for Peace Ceremony to mark the 76th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. These ceremonies are held each year to help keep alive the memory of these attacks…

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2021

76 years ago, the world was introduced to the horrors of nuclear war. The death, destruction and suffering that resulted from the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, on Aug 6 and 9, 1945 meant that the world had changed…

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2020

  Please join us for the annual Lanterns for Peace Ceremony, held each year to commemorate the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Aug. 6 and 9, 1945. Our aim is to help keep the memory of these attacks…

Make Peace an Election Issue

by Paul S. Graham Picking fights with Russia and China, backing fascists in Ukraine, arming murderers in Saudi Arabia, undermining democracy in Latin America — the Trudeau junta has a lot to answer for in the foreign policy realm. Trudeau…

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2018

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…

Hiroshima Peace Day – Lanterns for Peace

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…

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…

Lanterns for Peace 2012

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…