14th Annual Sadako Peace Day Ceremony
History, poetry, music, and messages from around the world!
When: Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: La Casa de Maria, 800 El Bosque Rd., Montecito, CA
Age limit: Not available
Categories: Citizen's Alert
Join Professor Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, an expert on the Cold War and foreign relations involving Russia, Japan and the United States, as he gives insight into one of the defining events of the 20th century in his talk The US Decision to Drop the Bomb: Paths not Taken. Also featuring poetry from several local poets, including Santa Barbara's poet laureate Perie Longo, Carol DeCanio and Christine Kravetz. Bob Sedivy will provide beautiful, evocative music on the shakuhachi or traditional bamboo flute. And in honor of Sadako Sasaki, the Japanese girl who inspired the world,children will also take part in the program. Emily and Nicole Janee, both aged 11, as well 10-year-old Ciara Giordani, will sing songs of compassion.
Event posted July 21, 2008
Last updated Jan. 11, 2010