Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2013

September 9, 2013

August 9, 2013: Winnipeggers held their annual commemoration of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Lanterns for Peace ceremony is sponsored, each August in Winnipeg, by the Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba, Peace Alliance Winnipeg and Project Peacemakers.

This year’s keynote speaker was Dr. Clint Curle of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Links

Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba
Project Peacemakers
Peace Alliance Winnipeg

Video Production
Paul S. Graham


Lanterns for Peace 2011

September 22, 2011

Every August 6, Winnipeggers commemorate the August 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with a Lanterns for Peace Ceremony. People come together to make and float their lanterns in a pond in the middle of the city to express their desire for a peaceful world and to show solidarity with countless others around the world who are doing something similar on that day.

Broadcast Information
Broadcaster: Shaw Cable 9, Winnipeg
Sept. 24, 2011: 9:30 pm
Sept 25, 2011: 12:00 am, 2:30 am, 5:00 am, 7:30 am, 10:00 am, 12:30 pm, 3:00 pm, 5:30 pm, 8:00 pm, 10:30 pm,
Sept 26: 2011: 1:00 am, 3:30 am, 6:00 am
Length: 30 Minutes

The Cast

  • Glenn Morison – Project Peacemakers
  • Ismaila Alfa – CBC Radio
  • Doug Martindale – MLA, Burrows Constituency
  • Steve Plenert – Mennonite Central Committee
  • Jessica Nagamori – Manitoba Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association
  • Terumi Kuwada – Manitoba Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association
  • Haley Rempel – Flautist

Lanterns for Peace Sponsors

The Crew