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Atomic bomb commemoration

Next Monday it will be the commemoration of the first atomic bombing in History. In Hiroshima will be held the Peace Memorial Ceremony including several events. If you can attend this ceremony, please do it ! For the peace in the world !

From 8:00 to 8:45 : the main ceremony will be held in front of the Peace Museum. Several personalities, including Prime Minister Abe, will make declaration.

At 8:15 : one minute of silence will be offered in memory of the victims of the atomic bomb

Until 20:00 : the Peace Museum will be open untill 20:00 to allow as many people as possible to come.

From 14:30 to 15:30 : Atomic bomb survivors will share there testimonies in english at the Memorial Hall of the Peace Museum

From 9:30 to 17:00 : There will be guided tours inside the park and around the atomic bomb dome (gathering places are near the atomic bomb dome or under the west building of Peace Museum)

From 9:50 to 17:00 : concerts and conferences will be organised everywhere in the park, paper crane exhibitions will be held and tea ceremony organized in the rest room

From 18:00 to 21:00 : floating lantern will be offered to the river from the atomic bomb dome. You can bring your own lantern or buy one for 600 yen

Furthermore on this day most of the museums and cultural places will be exceptionnally open

For more information contact the International Exchange Lounge : 082-247-9715 / golounge@pcf.city.hiroshima.jp

May Peace prevail on Earth

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