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Nagasaki Day official ceremony Nagasaki City

August 9, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm JST

The Nagasaki Peace Memorial Ceremony is held on August 9th every year in memory of the victims of the second atomic bomb, at the Nagasaki Peace Park near to the location where the bomb was dropped in the Matsuyama neighbourhood. The ceremony is attended by family members of the victims along with many other Nagasaki citizens and international guests.

The ceremony also helps to spread the prayer for everlasting world peace. The Peace Declaration made by the Mayor of Nagasaki City delivers Nagasaki’s wish for the establishment of lasting world peace and the abolition of nuclear weapons to local government within Japan, and beyond to the leaders of UN countries and to the rest of the world.

The ceremony will be livestreamed on youtube for viewing by people around the world. Click here for updated information on the event.


August 9, 2020
11:00 am - 12:15 pm JST


Nagasaki City
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Nagasaki Peace Park
9 Matsuyamamachi
Nagasaki, 852-8118 Japan
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