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Saturday, September 16, 2017 • 2 pm

Aratani Theatre


Featuring dance & musical performances • Hibakusha (atomic bomb survivor) testimonials • photography & projections • special pre-show Irei-Sai (Shinto Memorial Ceremony)

Join us as we remember and honor the victims and Hibakusha (survivors) of the August 6 & 9, 1945 atomic bombings and the impact on all human, animal and plant life.  This mixed-arts performance is sure to engage your senses!

This mixed-arts performance features: Shinto Preist Izumi Hasegawa, Ken Dance Company, Akiko Dohi, Nori Tani Jazz Ensemble with guest vocalists Takako Uemura, Keiko Kawashima & Helen H. Ota; Members of the American Society of Hiroshima and Nagasaki A-Bomb Survivors (ASA), Nancy Hayata with special guests Mia & Dylan Cheung, and images by Richard Fukuhara.

This performance is dedicated in memory of Mary Kazue Suyeishi, Hibakusha and past President of ASA.





This production made possible with support from:

Honorary Chair

United States Senator Dianne Feinstein

Gold Sponsor

Gonsaku & Mine Ito Family

Silver Sponsors

Orange County Nikkei Coordinating Council

Orange Coast Optimist Club

Nanka Yamaguchi Kenjinkai

The Arturo Yoshimoto Family

Mike E. Vaugh Law Offices

Orange Coast Sports

Bronze Sponsor

Samy's Camera

Community Sponsor

Nikkei Credit Union

In-Kind Sponsors: 

Hashi Pictures, Otafuku Foods, Inc. , The Arturo Yoshimoto Family, Mike E. Vaughn Law Offices , Mutual Trading Co., Inc., Fugetsu-Do, and Glico