Following an appeal to members to send us information on events to mark Hiroshima and Nagasaki Days 2021, here’s a parial list that we have compiled of events received:

Events around the world and online

Peace Memorial Ceremony Live Stream

Japan and online

6 August, 6:50 to 8:50 (JST)

Watch the ceremony from Hiroshima on this link: https://www.city.hiroshima.lg.jp/site/english/175828.html

The 2021 World Conference against A and H Bomb

Japan and online

2-9 August, 2021

“With the Hibakusha, Let Us Achieve a Nuclear Weapon-free, Peaceful and Just World - for the Future of the Humankind and Our Planet”

http://www.antiatom.org/english/

A minute's silence during the Olympic Games to remember the victims of nuclear weapons

In an effort to have at least a small, but significant, gesture for peace included at these Olympics, Tadatoshi Akiba, former Mayor of Hiroshima has appealed to the IOC to hold a minute of silence on August 6 in commemoration of the anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and in support of a nuclear-weapon-free world.

You can support the appeal as an individual (appeal in Japanese) or as an organization (appeal in English).

Peace Wave 2021

International

Actions around the world, from New Zealand to California

http://www.antiatom.org/english/world_conference/peacewave.html

International Fast to Commemorate Hiroshima-Nagasaki

International

6-9 August, 2021

Vigils, workshops, speeches and demonstrations in support of the International Fast are being planned currently in France, Germany, New Zealand, Togo, U.K. and U.S.A, on the 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th August 2021. Call of the international fasters can be found: http://tridentploughshares.org/call-of-the-international-groups-of-fasters-2021/

Hiroshima/Nagasaki Week in Massachusetts

Massachusetts, USA

2-9 August, 2021

https://masspeaceaction.org/76-years-after-hiroshima-and-nagasaki-a-call-in-memory-and-hope/

Tri-Valley CAREs “Nuclear Weapons and Climate Change”

United States

6 and 9 August, 2021

We invite you to participate in a virtual rally with Daniel Ellsberg, Nobuaki Hanaoka, Nell Myhand, Tsukuru Fors, John Burroughs, Marylia Kelley, Marshallese climate activists and more! Betsy Rose and Benjamin Mertz will provide the music. You will find more info, links, and bios in the link below.

http://trivalleycares.org/new/Join-Us-on-August-6th-and-9th.html

Physicians for Social Responsibility calendar of events

USA and online

August 2021

https://www.psr.org/get-involved/upcoming-events/

Citizen Festival “Disarm to live”

Saintes, France

6 - 9 August, 2021

Concerts, conferences, debates, films, exhibitions...

https://www.acdn.net/spip/spip.php?article1252&lang=en

Memorial events in Germany

Germany

August 2021

From the website of the Network of the German Peace Movement

https://www.friedenskooperative.de/termine/hiroshimatag

Memorial event in Austria

Vienna

6 August

Memorial for the victims of the military and economic usage of nuclear materials

http://www.hiroshima.at/

Memorial events in Spanish

Online

5/6 and 8/9 August (depending on time zone)

Events organised by the Sadako Foundation. Register to participate in Spanish language ceremonies here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdpY73vTdpKI0l37Flj4-QrAuJ83itRQ1zDCRsVOx3IvG7Drw/viewform

Events in the United Kingdom

Online and in person

August 2021

CND's events calendar can be found here: https://cnduk.org/events/

 

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