Hiroshima Day Coalition to Host Peace Walk on August 6

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The Kingston Hiroshima Day Coalition has announced it will be marking the 73th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with a peace walk on Monday, August 6.

The walk will begin on the steps of City Hall at 11am and include five stops along the way ‘for reflection, inspiration, and song‘ before ending at McBurney Park around noon, where there will be an opportunity for participants to make a peace pledge.

Some of the participants in Kingston’s 2016 Peace Walk

Hiroshima Day ceremonies have been held on August 6 in Kingston for over 30 years, to remember and mourn for the lives lost when atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities during World War 2.

Everyone is welcome to take part in this event and participants are encouraged to wear white.


Photo and Images: Peace Quest