11th Annual Peace Lantern Ceremony | Berkeley
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Aquatic Park (Berkeley) | Bolivar Dr. and Addison St. Berkeley, CA
Decorate free candlelight peace lanterns to commemorate the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima (Aug. 6, 1945) & Nagasaki (Aug. 9, 1945) at this Japanese-style peace event on August 4, 2012.
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, along with performance of Japanese bamboo flute music and an informational display about nuclear arms.
- Decorating shades for floating peace lanterns — great for all ages
- Music and Brief Remarks: Including Hiroshima atomic-bombing survivor and author Takashi Tanemori, messages from the mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and music by Hali Hammer.
- Information display about nuclear arms
- 8-9 pm: Floating of the Lanterns
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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