Another special ringing was held at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell to remember the bombing of Hiroshima Japan on 6 August 1945.

Our speakers were

Dr Ludmilla Kwitko: Women’s International League for Peace and Friendship (WILPF) ACT Branch;

Talei Luscia Mangioni: Board Member International Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons (ICAN ) Australia;

Libby O’Brien: President Rotaract Club of Canberra and District Rotaract Representative Elect; and

His Excellency Ambassador Mr Shingo Yamagami: Ambassador for Japan in Australia and Mrs Yamagami.

Schools that folded the Peace Cranes

Amaroo Primary School Amaroo ACT

St Vincent’s Primary School Aranda ACT

Mawson Primary School Mawson ACT

Majura Primary School Watson ACT

Torrens Primary School Torrens ACT

Forrest Primary School Forrest ACT

Sutton Primary School Sutton NSW.

The Australian Military Wives Choir lead by Cath Parsons helped create a wonderful scene of hope and remembrance. You can see more about the choir at:

amwchoir.com

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