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13th Annual Peace Lantern Ceremony | Berkeley

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Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Aquatic Park (Berkeley) | Bolivar Dr. and Addison St. Berkeley, CA



13th Annual Peace Lantern Ceremony | Berkeley

Decorate free candlelight peace lanterns to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima (Aug. 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (Aug. 9, 1945) at this Japanese-style peace event from 6:30-9 pm on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Free materials will be provided to create lanterns, which will then be sent out into the water at sunset during a formal ceremony. There will also be a reading of a message sent by the mayor of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, along with a musical performance by amazing multi-instrumentalist, Laura Inserra, and an informational display about nuclear arms.

2014 Program

  • 6:30 pm
    • Decorating shades for floating peace lanterns — great for all ages
    • Musical performance by Laura Inserra and messages from the mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    • Information display about nuclear arms
  • 8-9 pm: Floating of the Lanterns

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, East Bay, History, Kids & Families, Lectures & Workshops, Live Music
Address: Bolivar Dr. and Addison St. Berkeley, CA

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