Posts Tagged ‘ Sadako Sasaki ’

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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2016 / Short film about Hiroshima paper crane story to be shown at West Los Angeles, May 27 – June 2

Short film about Hiroshima paper crane story to be shown at West Los Angeles, May 27 – June 2 A 25-minute film depicting the real life of Hiroshima girl after the atomic bombing in 1945 and a fictitious World War II American veteran of Pearl Harbor will be screened from May 27 through June...
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2015/80 Hawaii young casts to perform musical about Hiroshima girl tragedy in exuberant mood, Sept 18, 19

In connection with International Peace Day (September 21) commemorating the bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Ohana Arts Festival and School in Oahu, Hawaii, and the Japanese Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles, in partnership with Helen Bing, present the North American premiere of the new musical Peace on Your Wings on Sept. 18...
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2015 / With Hiroshima children, Los Angeles artists compose a song for A-bomb victims

Hiroshima Inori

https://youtu.be/3p_BkGDloF8 From Keiko Kawashima At long last, our “Inori ~ Sadako’s Prayer” YouTube video has been completed.  It has been a meaningful journey, and labor of love.  I was honored to be a part of this important work, and I hope Sadako Sasaki’s wish for peace in the world, as symbolized by her determination to fold...
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2014 / Hiroshima peace icon Sadako’s relatives to host cross-cultural meeting, Mar. 2

Sadako Legacy

Sadako Legacy, a Tokyo-based non-profit established in memory of Hiroshima peace icon Sadako Sasaki, will be hosting a cross-cultural meeting in Los Angeles where participants will share their experiences and lessons of war, and talk about how they can work together for peace on Sunday, March 2 from 2 pm to 4 pm at...
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2014 / Relatives of WW II historical figures to talk about Hiroshima bombing and Tohoku disaster in Los Angeles, Mar. 1

Sadako Legacy

The grandson of President Harry S. Truman and the nephew of Hiroshima peace icon Sadako Sasaki will lead a panel discussion on peace-making and restoration on Saturday, March 1 from 4 pm to 6 pm at the Japan Foundation in Los Angeles. Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of the 33rd U.S President who authorized the...
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2013 / Arts festival and Jackson Browne concert to honor a Hiroshima girl of “Thousand Paper Cranes” story, August 3 – 6

  In a stirring remembrance of the atomic bomb dropping on Hiroshima, Japan 68 years ago, The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC) will host Remembering Sadako: Folding for Peace from August 3–6 in Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles. The four day event will promote peace through the arts, culminating with a...
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2013 / Jackson Browne to perform at Peace Concert in Little Tokyo, August 6

  Singer Jackson Browne will perform at A Concert for Peace on August 6, at 8:00 pm in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. As a part of special community event Remembering Sadako: Folding for Peace organized by the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, the peace concert will be held at the Aratani Theatre...
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