Please join us for the
Fourteenth Annual San Francisco Bay Area

Japanese Peace Lantern Ceremony
Saturday, August 8, 2015, 6:30–9:00 p.m.
70th Anniversary of Hiroshima (Aug. 6) & Nagasaki (Aug. 9) Atomic Bombings

North end of Aquatic Park, Berkeley Accessible*
Map  •  Transit  •  Bike

New! View/download the 2015 flyer [PDF, 973K]  •  f New! RSVP on Facebook
Berkeley Peace Lantern Ceremony--floating lanterns 2012--photo by Nikolaos Koumoundouros
Photo by Nikolaos Koumoundouros

Coverage of 2014 ceremony in Contra Costa Times

Photos from 2013 Ceremony by Mel Ashar  •  Video of 2012 Ceremony by Michiko Kurokawa

Please >contact us to submit your photographs!

Volunteers Needed
for the 2015 lantern ceremony!
 Fill out the online form
or e-mail,
or leave a message at (510) 595-4626.

Peace Lantern Tee-Shirt  •  Peace Lantern Note Cards  •  Be a Sponsor  
Dress in Warm Layers: It Gets Cool After 8 p.m.


6:30 p.m.:

8–9 p.m.:  Floating of the Lanterns

Sponsors include:
Berkeley City Council  •  •  Grandmothers Against War
United Nations Association–USA, East Bay  •  Northern California Peace Alliance
your attention, please! communications  •  Alliance Graphics

Use the above button to donate online.
Checks payable to Peace Lantern Ceremony may be
sent to the address at the bottom of this page.

Make Lantern Shades  •  How We Make Lantern Bases
  History of Peace Lantern Ceremonies in Japan

Find One in Your Community  •  In Hiroshima  •  In Nagasaki

Previous Years’ Peace Lantern Ceremonies

Bay Area Peace Lantern Ceremony
Mail: 2512 Telegraph Ave. #274, Berkeley, CA 94704-2918 USA

E-mail:  •  Voice Mail: (510) 595-4626
*Wheelchair accessible (0.5 mile along paved path). ASL or other special needs: Please contact us by July 18, 2014.

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