Remembering Sadako:Folding for Peace
Friday August 1, 2014- Sunday August 3, 2014
JACCC presents its 2nd Annual Remembering Sadako, Folding for Peace, a multi-generational, multi-ethnic event that will promote peace through children, arts, and culture. The event pays tribute to Sadako, who was two years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945, near her home in Hiroshima, Japan. Sadako and her story of a thousand origami cranes have become international symbols for peace for children around the world.
In Cooperation with the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles.
Program events include:
Friday, August 1
• Origami Folding
• Tea Ceremony Display
• Ikebana Display
Saturday, August 2
• Concert for Peace: Melissa Manchester
• Sadako’s Brother Speaks- MASAHIRO SASAKI
Sunday, August 3
• Ceremony for Peace
• Origami workshops + storytelling by Grateful Crane Ensemble
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