Hiroshima (10/17) The march will join the "Nuclear-free world" event (organized by ICNND Japan NGO Network & the Hiroshima Peace Foundation) at the Hiroshima Baseball Stadium on Saturday, October 17th. Participants will create a human "2020" sign––an appeal to world leaders to eradicate nuclear weapons by that year.
The tentative schedule:
14:00 Meet at the baseball grounds. You can enter at left field.
15:00-15:30 Performance by I PRAY
Elementary school students will peform an original play centered on Hiroshima, the city that experienced the dropping of the atomic bomb, showing their their wishes for a peaceful future without war.
15:30-16:00 Prepare to form a human "2020"
16:05-16:30 Appeal to International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation & Disarmament
With the aim of aboloshing nuclear weapons by 2020, we will organize ourselvees and paper cranes in the shape of "2020" as an appeal to the ICNND Committee.
For more information contact: 市民局平和推進課 (Shiminkyoku Heiwa Suishinka): ℡(082)242-7831
Kyoto (10/18) - The March will travel through Maruyama Park slightly after 15:00. Appeal for peace and nonviolence will be delivered around 16:00.
Tokyo (10/19) - Meet at 18:30 at the Assembly room in Yoyogi-Hachiman Kumin Kaikan
Shinji Harada will give a free musical performance. The popular musician says his dream is to "create a world of kindness."
For information in Japanese, click here