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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

Lantern Calligraphy, until 7:30 pm — organized by Beikoku Shodo Kenkyukai (Japanese Calligraphers) and Gurudwara Singh Sabha (Punjabi Calligraphers) and Khalsa Gurmat Center

– 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.

6:45 PM

music by Kuniko and Marcia Takamura, koto.

7 PM – PROGRAM

Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Announcements by Emcee,  Tomo “Angie” Hoku.    

Blessing by Gilberto PerezNipponzan Myohoji Japanese Buddhist Order, Bainbridge Island.

Kirtan Chanting, Introduced by Percy Hilo.

Seattle Kokon Taiko.

Red Eagle Soaring Native Youth Theater.

Keynote Speaker: Tom Ikeda of Densho.

Seattle Peace Chorus Action Ensemble. 

About the Toro Nagashi, Br. Gilberto Perez, Nipponzan Myohoji Japanese Buddhist Order, Bainbridge Island. 

8:15 PM

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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 206-453-4471 or fhthvolunteers@gmail.com.

Details

Date:
July 31, 2017
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Website:
http://fromhiroshimatohope.org/the-event/

Organizer

From Hiroshima to Hope
Email:
fhthvolunteers@gmail.com
Website:
http://fromhiroshimatohope.org

Venue

Green Lake Seattle
near Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse, 7312 West Green Lake Drive North
Seattle, WA United States
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