Japanese American Cultural & Community Center

Community Special
Remembering Sadako:Folding for Peace
Saturday August 3, 2013- Tuesday August 6, 2013

Jackson Browne

This four-day remembrance, will pay 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 is remembered through the story of a thousand origami cranes.  She and the origami paper crane have become international symbols for peace for children around the world.  Remembering Sadako is a multi-generational, multi-ethnic event that will promote peace through arts and culture.

Program Overview

Three day program at the JACCC Plaza for children, families and the community remembering the story of Sadako and a Call for Peace. Fourth day concert by Jackson Browne.

Schedule

Saturday, August 3rd 
10:00 am until 3:00 pm

  • Construction of Community Sand Mandala in JACCC Gallery
  • Origami Crane Folding Classes
  • Storytelling in the Plaza

Sunday August 4th
10:00 am until 3:00 pm

  • Construction of Community Sand Mandala in JACCC Gallery
  • Origami Crane Folding Classes
  • Storytelling in the Plaza

Monday August 5th
11:00 am until 5:00 pm on the JACCC Plaza

  • Completion and display of Mandala and Cranes
  • 3:30 – 4:45 Ceremony for Peace
    • Meditation for Peace
    • Interfaith Ceremony
    • Ringing of Bell from Hiroshima
    • Destruction of Mandala
    • Lighting of Butter Lamps for Peace from Flame from Koyosan Buddhist Temple
    • Music and Songs


Jackson Browne
A Concert for peace featuring performance by Jackson Browne
TUESDAY AUGUST 6
at The Aratani Theatre
Remembering Sadako: Folding for Peace
Construction of a SAND MANDALA
Saturday August 3 - Monday August 5, 2013
JACCC Campus
Admission Free
Remembering Sadako: Folding for Peace
Origami Workshop on folding cranes
Story telling by the Grateful Crane Ensemble

Saturday August 3 -Sunday August 4, 2013
JACCC Campus
Admission Free
Remembering Sadako: Folding for Peace
An inter-faith CALL FOR PEACE
Monday August 5, 2013
JACCC Campus
Admission Free
Remembering Sadako: Folding for Peace
Exhibits
Hibaku Jizo Photo Exhibiiton

August 2-6, 2013 10am-5pm
North Gallery (JACCC)
Admission Free




 

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