Tag: Lanterns for Peace

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…

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…

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…