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The Lanterns for Peace Ceremony

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Friday, August 6th, 2021
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM

The Lanterns for Peace Ceremony will be held in Nanaimo on August 6th at Maffeo Sutton Park.


Peace songs will be sung from 8.30 by Janette and Tristan with the formal program beginning at 9 pm with the reading of the Proclamation from the City of Nanaimo,


Eleanor Sinclair playing the harp and Margaret Sutton on the shakuhashi flute.


Mayor Leonard Krog,


MLA Sheila Malcolmson


and MP Paul Manly will attend and say a few words.


This will be a family event suitable for children and people of all ages.


Approximately 35 lanterns will be launched at dusk. There will be COVID protocols in place.


Please come and bring friends to this important and beautiful ceremony commemorating the first use of a nuclear bomb which devastated the city of Hiroshima in 1945 and affirming our need to work for peace.

Cost: Free Event
Category: Festivals
Location: Maffeo Sutton Park
100 Comox Road, Nanaimo
This event is for Everyone
More Info: Wilpfnanaimo

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