girl statue with Tsuru

Candles on the Water

“Remembering the Victims of the Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Proclaiming to All Humankind, Never Again”

 

This annual event serves as a commemoration of the 71st anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs

on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.

floating lanterns

A memorable program of Music, Film, Education,

Poetry and Floating Lanterns. 

Our 2016 event took place on Sunday, August 7th at Market Square Presbyterian Church in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It was jointly presented by Harrisburg area organizations, Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission, and Harmony For Peace Foundation in commemoration of the 71st anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on  Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.