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Hiroshima and Nagasaki Day 2014

August 6, 2014

"From Despair to Hope: Preventing Catastrophic Harm" marks the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Wednesday August 6, 2014 (Hiroshima Day) at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall. The commemoration starts at 6.45 p.m., community tables start at 4:30.

The recent Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons conferences, which started in Oslo Norway gave a strong voice to civil society and non-nuclear weapons-states to pursue nuclear abolition. Cesar Jaramillo of Project Ploughshares and Setsuko Thurlow, Atomic Bomb Survivor and International Peace Activist, will speak of their experiences as Canadians at the recent conference in Nayarit, Mexico.

The event will welcome performances by the Yakudo Traditional Japanese Drummers, the Toronto Japanese Gospel Church Choir and the Raging Grannies.

The HIROSHIMA, NAGASAKI POSTER & SURVIVORS’ ART EXHIBIT at Toronto City Hall in the Rotunda continues daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until August 10, 2014.

The above events are free and open to the public.

For further information, please consult the Hiroshima Day Coalition website

For more information contact:
Vinay Jindal
Hiroshima Day Coaltition
Phone: 416-832-8413.

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