The Event…

WHEN:

August 6th, starting at 6:00 pm.

6 PM   GATHERING, LANTERN PREPARATION, PICNICKING, MUSIC

- Lantern Calligraphy, until 7:30 pm -- organized by Beikoku Shodo Kenkyukai (Japanese Calligraphers) and Gurudwara Singh Sabha (Punjabi Calligraphers) and Khalsa Gurmat Center

- Photo exhibit Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the Atomic Bombing.

- Atomic Footprints poster exhibit

- Silent Space for Reflection: organized by the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Seattle Chapter.

6:45 PM

music by Kuniko and Marcia Takamura, koto.

7 PM – PROGRAM

Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Announcements by Emcee,  Tomo "Angie" Hoku.    

Blessing by Gilberto PerezNipponzan Myohoji Japanese Buddhist Order, Bainbridge Island.

Kirtan Chanting, Introduced by Percy Hilo.

Seattle Kokon Taiko.

Red Eagle Soaring Native Youth Theater.

Keynote Speaker: Tom Ikeda of Densho.

Seattle Peace Chorus Action Ensemble. 

About the Toro Nagashi, Br. Gilberto Perez, Nipponzan Myohoji Japanese Buddhist Order, Bainbridge Island. 

8:15 PM

Toro Nagashi Lantern Floating Ceremony, procession to the Launching Dock:Led by Gilberto Perez; Emcee; Hibakusha; Participants in the Interfaith Peace Walk; Elders, Speakers, and Performers

Music:  James Jennings, Shakuhachi (at the pier) 

WHERE

Green Lake, Northwest shore, near Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse, 7312 West Green Lake Drive North.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 206-453-4471 or fhthvolunteers@gmail.com.