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Domo arigato gozaimashita!
Thank you very much!
to everyone who participated in the

Twelfth Annual San Francisco Bay Area

Japanese Peace Lantern Ceremony
Saturday, August 3, 2013, 6:30–9:00 p.m.
68th Anniversary of Hiroshima (Aug. 6) & Nagasaki (Aug. 9) Atomic Bombings

 Thirteenth annual ceremony is scheduled for: Saturday, August 9, 2014 

North end of Aquatic Park, Berkeley Accessible
*   Map
Berkeley Peace Lantern Ceremony--floating lanterns 2012--photo by Nikolaos Koumoundouros
Photo by Nikolaos Koumoundouros
 NEW!  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 2014 lantern ceremony
 Fill out the online form

or leave a message at (510) 595-4626.

f Facebook Users RSVP for 2013

Peace Lantern Tee-Shirt


6:30 p.m.:

8-9 p.m.: Floating of the Lanterns

Sponsors and Endorsers include:
Berkeley City Council  |  ProgressivePortal.org  |  United Nations Association–USA, East Bay
Northern California Peace Alliance  |  Grandmothers Against the War  |  Waterside Workshops
and other individuals and organizations
Public-address system provided by the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Social Justice Committee¡Hal Carlstad, presente!

Use the above button to donate online.
Checks payable to Progressive Portal 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: info-AT-peacelanterns.org  |  Voice Mail: (510) 595-4626
*Wheelchair accessible (0.5 mile along paved path). ASL or other special needs: Please contact us by July 20, 2013.

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