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July 31, 2011

Lanterns for Peace 2011

Every August 6, citizens in thousands of communities around the world commemorate the 1945 nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and rededicate themselves to the cause of peace and disarmament. 

In Winnipeg, a Lanterns for Peace Ceremony is conducted by Peace Alliance Winnipeg, Project Peacemakers and the Manitoba Japanese Canadians Association.

Please join with us in commemorating the victims of this horrible attack and help strengthen the international movement to abolish nuclear weapons.

7:30 pm – Come to Memorial Park and make paper cranes and lanterns. 
                 All materials are provided free of charge.
8:30 pm – A program of speakers and music commences
9:15 pm – We will launch our lanterns in the fountain at Memorial Park

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