Hiroshima/Nagasaki Peace Lantern Ceremony

Anniversary of the atomic bombings August 6th & 9th

Around the world, people gather in early August to float lanterns in remembrance of the victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, all victims of war, and all who have gone before us.  


This family-friendly event includes music, reflections, and traditional Lion Dancers.  The evening concludes with the lighting of lanterns, in the Japanese tradition, set afloat at dusk in remembrance of loved ones.  This moving and beautiful ceremony provides a chance to reaffirm our commitment to building a better future.

Details

Date & Location

August 11, 2018

8:00 pm - Sundown


Putney's Pond

Putney Lane (off Hwy. 42 in Prospect)

Prospect, KY 40059

Information

Putney's Pond is located just off Hwy. 42 as you enter the City of Prospect and is only 15 minutes from downtown Louisville.


This is a family-friendly, cultural event for all ages!  Please bring blankets or chairs for lawn seating.

Cost & Registration

Free event, open to the community

No registration required