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A-bomb Survivor Testimony in English

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

| Free

Opportunity to hear A-bomb survivor testimony in English in the Hiroshima International Conference Center within Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.

No reservations required and free of charge.

Venue is Cosmos Room in the International Conference Center Hiroshima in Peace Memorial Park.

Speakers

Hiroko WATANABE
Born in Hiroshima City in 1932. Experienced the atomic bombing at the age of 13 as a second-year junior high school student. She was working as a mobilized student taking part in building demolition near Tsurumi-cho, 1.5km (approx.1 mile) from the hypocenter.
Interpreter: Miyako HAMADA

Kazuhiko FUTAGAWA
Born April 1st, 1946, eight months after the bombing in Yaga-machi. On August 7th, his pregnant mother was exposed to radiation when entering the ground zero area to search for her missing husband and daughter.
Member of Hibakusha In-Utero Network

Keiko OGURA
Born August 4th, 1937. Experienced the atomic bombing at the age of 8 as a 2nd grade elementary school student. She was on the road near her house in Ushita, 2.4 km(1.5 mile) from the hypocenter.
Director of Hiroshima Interpreters for Peace

Program

  • 10:00 – 11:10 Atomic Bombing Testimonies
  • 11:10 – 11:20 Break
  • 11:20 – 12:30 Meeting in English with audience, survivors & HIP* members

English pamphlet here.

Details

Date:
August 6
Time:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Hiroshima International Conference Center
1-5 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0811 Japan
Phone:
082-242-7777
Website:
http://www.pcf.city.hiroshima.jp/icch/english.html