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Japanese American National Museum “Special Display: Sadako’s Crane” ongoing

Japanese American National Museum Special Display  Sadako’s Crane The crane is currently on display in JANM’s Hirasaki National Resource Center and viewable as part of admission to the museum. Please check the HNRC page for its hours. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, Sadako Sasaki was two years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on...
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2017 / Hiroshima and Nagasaki experience program to be held at Long Beach center, March 12

1000 Prayers for Peace (c) Richard Yutaka Fukuhara 2012

Shadows for Peace, for the Sake of the Children: The Hiroshima and Nagasaki Experience March 12, 2017 (Sunday) Time: 1:30 to 4:00 pm The Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center 1766 Seabright Avenue, Long Beach 90813 Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center presents “Shadows for Peace” featuring music by the Nori Tani and Friends, interviews with...
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2017 / Arizona Screening of documentary film about WWII American POWs killed by Hiroshima atomic bombing, March 4

Japanese Cultural Club of Arizona and Ancient Sounds of Peace present HIROSHIMA CALLING Saturday, March 4, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Tempe History Museum in Arizona + As a part of “Hiroshima Calling” program at the Tempe History Museum in Arizona on Saturday, March 4, “Paper Lanterns” a documentary about American POW who were...
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“Paper Lanterns” – Documentary film about WWII American POWs killed by Hiroshima atomic bombing

Film: Paper Lanterns (2016) 60 min, English Directed by Barry Frechette Even the worst of events can bring us together and show the best that being a human can mean. On August 6th, 1945, among the tens of thousands that lost their lives in the bombing of Hiroshima were 12 American POWs. Shigeaki Mori witnessed...
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2016 / PM Abe delivers “The Power of Reconciliation” speech at Pearl Harbor

PM Abe at Pearl Harbor

The Japanese government releases the English translation text of the Prime Minister Abe’s address at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 27, 2016. + The Power of Reconciliation Address by Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan December 27, 2016, Pearl Harbor President Obama, Commander Harris, ladies and gentlemen, and all American citizens, I stand here at...
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2016 / Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibition “Yakishime” at J.F. Los Angeles auditorium, Oct. 18 – Nov. 19

The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibition: YAKISHIME / Isezaki Koichiro “drops” 2014. Size: Height 14 cm x Diameter 18 cm (c) Japan Foundation Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibition YAKISHIME – Earth Metamorphosis The closing date is extended to Saturday, Nov. 19 (12 pm – 4:30 pm) The next stop of this traveling exhibition is Chicago in...
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2016 / San Francisco author Frederik Schodt receives lifetime achievement award from Amsterdam because his book on Japan, Oct. 11

Friends of MacDonald

Forwarded for Friends of MacDonald • The Dutch Connection Amsterdam, September 11, 2016 The international Ranald MacDonald Prize will be awarded annually to the work of a debut writer or artist which is exceptionally ‘true, good and beautiful’ and sheds new light on the relations between Asia, Europe and North America. The novel In...
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2016 / Torrance Public Library to host testimony of Hiroshima atomic bombing survivors, Sept. 10

Shadows for Peace

“Shadows for Peace, for the Sake of the Children: The Hiroshima and Nagasaki Experience” forum” will be presented at Torrance Public Library – Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, 3301 Torrance Blvd., Torrance CA 90503, on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm. Admission free. This forum is in remembrance of the 250,000...
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2016 / Hiroshima memory must never fade, Obama says on historic visit

White House YouTube Video: Obama and Abe’s speeches https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNzt7gVz56c + THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 27, 2016 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRIME MINISTER ABE OF JAPAN   Hiroshima Peace Memorial Hiroshima, Japan 5:45 P.M. JST   PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Seventy-one years ago, on a bright, cloudless morning,...
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