MONTREAL, July 31, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Montréal Mayor Laurent Blanchard and Charles-Mathieu Brunelle, Executive Director of the Space for Life, invite media representatives to attend the Peace Ceremony commemorating the victims of the Hiroshima bombing, on Monday August 5, at 7pm, in the Japanese garden at Montréal Botanical Garden.
During the ceremony, the Peace Bell will be rung at 7:15 p.m. precisely, to mark the exact moment when the atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, on August 6, 1945, killing tens of thousands of people.
This is one of the few times during the year when the bell is rung, reminding us all not only of the passage of time but also of the need to join hands and work for peace in the world. The Peace Bell will be rung 68 times on August 6, in memory of this tragedy.
|Date:||Monday, August 5, 2013|
|Time:|| 7:15 p.m. - Mr. Blanchard and Mr. Arai, Consul General of Japan in
Montréal, will ring the Peace Bell at the same time as the bell in Hiroshima
itself is rung. Montréal time: the exact moment when the bomb was
dropped on the city of Hiroshima.
|| Japanese Garden at the Botanical Garden
In front of the Peace Bell
4581, rue Sherbrooke Est (pay parking)
(Pie-IX metro station, bus 185)
SOURCE: Espace pour la vie
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