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From Hiroshima to Hope

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

 

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Date:
August 6
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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Website:
https://fromhiroshimatohope.org/

Venue

Green Lake
Seattle, WA United States + Google Map

Photo: Martha Brice

Lanterns Light Green Lake for Hope and Peace

Candle-lit lanterns will spark hope at From Hiroshima to Hope, Seattle’s annual lantern-floating peace ceremony, on Tuesday evening, August 6 at Green Lake. The event includes music, poetry, speakers and candle-lit lanterns floating on the lake. Marking the 79th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, From Hiroshima to Hope honors the bombings’ victims and all victims of war and violence. This year also marks the 82nd anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which led to the incarceration of Japanese Americans on the U.S. West Coast.

Co-sponsored by Washington PSR

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