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An evening of the Hiroshima Day in Helsinki August 06, 2020 at 9pm - 11pm Hesperia Park Mannerheimintie 40 Helsinki 00250 Finland Organised by: The Peace Union of Finland, Svenska Fredsvänner i Helsingfors and Helsingin seurakuntayhtymä, Tölö Congregation in collaboration with different peace organizations

About this Event -

On Hiroshima Day, the 6th of August, we will respect the memory of the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We will remind the world of the senselessness of nuclear weapons and the importance of working for peace.

 

The event begins at 9 p.m. with speeches by Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto and University chaplain/Sport Chaplain Leena Huovinen.
Music by Paleface and Koiton Laulu choir.

 

The floating lanterns will be released at approximately at 10 p.m. You can buy lanterns at the event venue. The price is 2 euros.

The event takes place near the Opera House in the park by Töölönlahti water front in Helsinki.

 

The event is organized by The Peace Union of Finland, Svenska Fredsvänner i Helsingfors and Helsingin seurakuntayhtymä, Tölö Congregation in collaboration with different peace organizations.

We keep safety distances! Please come only with no symptoms of illness – thank you!

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