Friday, August 6, 2010

65 years from Hiroshima-Nagasaki

The annual lantern ceremony, marking the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Japan took place Friday August 6 at Craigflower Park / Kosapso.

Lantern making began at 7:30 pm, with words and songs of peace followed by floating the lanterns in the Gorge.

Sponsored by the Victoria Raging Grannies, Victoria Peace Coalition, Physicians for Global Survival, Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society.

click here for photos.