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Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Memorial 2019

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Sacred Heart Parish

1321 Centre Street

Newton, MA 02459

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The 3rd annual Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Memorial will be held on Friday, August 9th, 2019 at Sacred Heart Parish in Newton Centre, MA. The service starts @ 7:30pm. (Door opens @ 7:00pm)


This year's theme is "IMAGINE PEACE," as we believe that any kind of peace starts with imagining. The program features the song "Imagine," Hibakusha monologue*, Hula 'Auana w/ peace song**, Messages of Peace from Nagasaki and Hiroshima, testimony of Hibakusha (a-bomb survivor), Paper Lantern Ceremony of Peace ft. traditional & contemporary Japanese songs w/ screening of photography tribute from Hiroshima, dynamic kids dance troupe, Lotus Sound~music of the world and the finale song, by the SkyBridge, "WE DECLARE PEACE."


Performers include (in order of appearance): Solomon Murungu, Sara Infini Takagi, Christina R. Chan, Ahura Z. Diliiza, Nirakazi Diliiza, Kokoro Tanimine, Miho Sato, Move and Inspire (Yuki Hoshi, Yui Oosaki, Sala Wax, dancers & Mai Telesford, choreographer), Juri Love, Jaden Onwuakor, Jayla Onwuakor, Shileta Peregrino Cezario, Paola Munda, Xingyu Yao, Emily Prigot amIng other wonderful talents. Special guest speakers include Yutaka Araki from Hiroshima (w/ Joji Araki, interpreter).


Full Program will appear ---> HERE


Visual artists include (in alphabetical order): Reiko Kita Bernstein, Iris DuPont, Hiroshima 7Rivers Photography Club (Mari Ishiko and Ikumi Kondo).

Volunteer organization: Tewassa /// Event phorography & videography: Robert A. Zaccaria & John Caruso


For more info on production updates: Actors Refuge Repertory Theatre (fb)

To support this annual event: Please visit our crowdfunding page (GoFundMe)


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