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: