Commemoration of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, this Sunday August 5 from 4.30pm
This Sunday at the Museum of the Vernacular on Kerr St (foot of Mt Takarunga/Mt Victoria Devonport) the Women’s International league for Peace and Freedom will hold their annual commemoration for the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with visiting speakers from the Hiroshima Peace Museum Ms Sasamori and Mr Hirata (who both personally have suffered from the effects of atomic energy). The damage from these two devastating events is still very real and the commemoration creates a designated time to discuss the impact and danger that nuclear technology presents. To introduce peace to the commemoration the will be paper crane making, music from local performers and from 6pm local cafe/restaurant Corelli’s (on Victoria St next to the Vic Theatre) will be serving ‘Peace Soup’ (coriander and lentil) at a special price.
This event is the first in the series of events scheduled to coincide with the Cultural Mapping Project exhibition Sum of the Parts which opens next Saturday August 11.
This will be the first opportunity to see the works being exhibited by
Depot Members Annual Group exhibition
The Hiroshima Peace Project
The Usual Studio
Torpedo Bay Navy Museum