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From Hiroshima to Hope
July 31, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Commemoration of the Hiroshima bombing
6 PM GATHERING, LANTERN PREPARATION, PICNICKING, MUSIC
– Photo exhibit Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the Atomic Bombing.
– Atomic Footprints poster exhibit
– Silent Space for Reflection: organized by the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Seattle Chapter.
music by Kuniko and Marcia Takamura, koto.
7 PM – PROGRAM
Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Announcements by Emcee, Tomo “Angie” Hoku.
Blessing by Gilberto Perez, Nipponzan Myohoji Japanese Buddhist Order, Bainbridge Island.
Kirtan Chanting, Introduced by Percy Hilo.
Keynote Speaker: Tom Ikeda of Densho.
About the Toro Nagashi, Br. Gilberto Perez, Nipponzan Myohoji Japanese Buddhist Order, Bainbridge Island.
Toro Nagashi Lantern Floating Ceremony, procession to the Launching Dock:Led by Gilberto Perez; Emcee; Hibakusha; Participants in the Interfaith Peace Walk; Elders, Speakers, and Performers
Music: James Jennings, Shakuhachi (at the pier)
WHERE: Green Lake, Northwest shore, near Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse, 7312 West Green Lake Drive North.
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