70 Jahre Atombomben auf Hiroshima und Nagasaki

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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”)

21:00-
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
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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



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