70 Jahre Atombomben auf Hiroshima und Nagasaki


This year will mark 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

On 25th July the memorial ceremony will be held at Hiroshima-Nagasaki-Platz, in front of Truman’s residence where the then U.S. president Harry Truman made the final decision to drop the atomic bombs in Japan.

Programs on 25th July 2015:

15:00 – 18:00
“Thousand origami cranes”* und “Tōrō”(lantern in Japanese) workshop
Place: Projekthaus Potsdam InWole、Rudolf-Breitscheid-Str. 164(S-Bahn Griebnitzsee)

19:00 –
Memorial ceremony
Place: Hiroshima-Nagasaki-Platz, corner of Karl-Marx-Str. / August-Bebel-Str.
opposite of Karl-Marx-Str. 2 in Potsdam-Babelsberg (S-Bahn Griebnitzsee, Bus 694 “Hiroshima-Platz”)

Releasing lanterns to remeber the victims
Place: Griebnitzsee landing plance in front of S-Bahn Griebnitzsee

*”Thousand origami cranes” Wikipedia English https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thousand_origami_cranes
**”Tōrō nagashi” Wikipedia English https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tōrō_nagashi
Hiroshima-Platz-Potsdam e.V. http://www.hiroshima-platz-potsdam.de]]],
Landeshauptstadt Potsdam, Bürgermeister für den Frieden, Mayors
for Peace, Oberbürgermeister Jann Jakobs, http://www.mayorsforpeace.de]]],
ICAN Deutschland – international campaign to abolish nuclear
weapons – http://www.icanw.de]]] , IPPNW e.V. – Internationale Ärzte für die
Verhütung des Atomkrieges – Ärzte in sozialer Verantwortung e.V.,
Projekthaus InWoLe, SPI – LINDENPARK, Thalia Filmtheater Babelsberg,
Friedensglockengesellschaft Berlin, Potsdam-Per Pedales
e.V., Bürgerinitiative Griebnitzsee für alle, der deutsch-japanischen
Gesellschaft Berlin

Facebook event page here.


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