Part II: Floating of Paper Lanterns
Friday, August 12th 2016 — 6:00pm – 8:45pm
Coronado City Council Chambers / Community Pool
1825 Strand Way Coronado, CA 92118
Peace Concert by Gohei Kohashi
Weds, Aug 10th — 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Japanese Friendship Garden – Inamori Pavilion
2215 Pan American Rd E, San Diego, CA 92101
$8 Adults / $7 Seniors & Students
SD-WISH invites you to come together to promote peace & harmony among all people, cultures, and nations. Our main purpose is to educate and inspire communities, kids, youth, families, and leaders for future generations on how to collaborate with people from different backgrounds. The International Peace & Humanity Day is free and open to the public – all ages are welcome
Friday, August 5th – 4PM-5PM – Shelter Island
The atomic bomb droppings on Hiroshima on August 6th and on Nagasaki on August 9th 1945 were the last live use of nuclear weapons in history. August 5th 2016 (August 6th in Japan time) will mark the 71st anniversary of the bombings and hence 71 years of freedom from nuclear weapon usage.
SD-WISH invites you to join us on the beautiful Shelter Island for an afternoon of commemoration as we gong the Friendship Bell to celebrate this freedom and send our WISH for eternal peace. Community members and leaders share their messages of dedication to peace, understanding and tolerance.
Friday, August 12th – 6PM-8:45PM – Coronado
Adopting a traditional Japanese ceremony tōrō nagashi (tōrō means “lantern” and nagashi means “cruise, flow”), we celebrate peace and humanity by floating paper lanterns with written messages to the world as a hope or WISH for global peace and well-being.
We invite guests to write messages on paper lanterns and enjoy a relaxing San Diego evening at the waterside Coronado City Council Chambers patio along with light food, refreshments, origami, exhibits, presentations, and live music – a wonderful experience to gather and celebrate with fellow community members and leaders. You can make and float your very own paper lantern (materials will be supplied for free) and you’re welcome to take it home with you at the end of the evening. Yukata are welcome!
Wednesday, August 10th – 6:30PM-8PM – Japanese Friendship Garden – Inamori Pavilion
The Peace Concert with tenor singer Gohei Kohashi is a special event this year held at the beautiful new Pavilion building at the Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park.
Organized by Japanese Friendship Garden (www.niwa.org)
San Diego-WISH is a non-profit organization that promotes peace and harmony among all people, cultures, and nations.
SD-WISH is based in San Diego, CA
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