Peace Memorial and Lantern Ceremony August 06, 2022 at 7:00pm - 8pm 5th Avenue & Queen Elizabeth Driveway Ottawa, ON Canada Organised by: Charlotte Akin
Hosted by: Ban the Bomb Ottawa
On Saturday, August 6, 2022, join Ban the Bomb Ottawa for a peace memorial and lantern ceremony to commemorate those killed by the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki 77 years ago. We will gather in the grassy area near the intersection of 5th Avenue and Queen Elizabeth Driveway, along the Rideau Canal.
At 7pm ET, we will create messages of peace to accompany lanterns. At 7:30pm, the commemoration program with speakers and music will commence. At dusk, we will float the lanterns.
Masks are encouraged. Please respect physical distancing.