The 19th Annual Hiroshima Nagasaki Remembrance Day & Peace Lantern Ceremony
August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
This 19th annual remembrance service will feature a keynote speech from the renowned Dr. Sharat G. Lin. The event will begin with lantern making and a performance from Monterey’s Taiko drumming group, Shinsho-Mugen Daiko. This will be followed by music, poetry, and community messages of peace. From 8:15pm peace lanterns will be launched as Thai Chi Master Jim Scott-Behrends will play the shakuhachi flute. For more information or to volunteer please contact Beverley Bean at email@example.com.
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Monterey County Branch, in partnership with the Peace Coalition of Monterey County, Monterey Peninsula Friends Meeting (Quakers), Veterans for Peace Chapter 46, and the Monterey Peace and Justice Center.