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June 2015

Father Michael Lapsley Talk

June 11, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hiroshima Resurrection Church, 10-11 Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0014 Japan
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Free

Father Michael Lapsley, a South African Anglican priest, is a former anti-apartheid activist who has turned his personal tragedy into a clarion call for peace and forgiveness. In 1990, the ruling de Klerk government sent Father Lapsley a parcel containing two religious magazines. Inside one of them was a highly sophisticated bomb. When Lapsley opened the magazine, the explosion blew off both of his hands, destroyed one eye and burned him severely. Father Lapsley went on to work at the…

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July 2015

Shinpei Takeda: MEMORIA(L) メモリア(る)

July 21, 2015 - July 26, 2015
gallery G, 4-1 Kami Hachobori, Naka-ku
HIrohsima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0012 Japan
Free

A chance to view Shinpei Takeda's Beta Decay III up close. Part of a series of works completed after interviewing over 60 A-bomb survivors who had migrated to North and South America, this large installation piece was made in a village in Oaxaca, Mexico known for its traditional weaving methods. "Rather than the threads being woven in the tradition of the Zapotec, Takeda painted them with texts. These vertical and marked by the artist with color thread lines can be…

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August 2015

“Atomic Mom” documentary free outdoor screening

August 4, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
gallery G, 4-1 Kami Hachobori, Naka-ku
HIrohsima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0012 Japan
Free

Free screening of Pauline Silvia's documentary Atomic Mom at Gallery g Includes free screening of the documentary with English subtitles. The screen will be on the outside of the gallery so seating will be outside - so bring a fan! The screening is preceded by a panel discussion between Michel Aguilera whose photographs are being displayed in the gallery during Hiroshima Peace Week, Atomic Mom director Pauline Silvia and Hiroshima survivor Emiko Okada who is featured in the film. The…

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October 2015

Don’t Follow The Wind Panel Discussion

October 18, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
gallery G, 4-1 Kami Hachobori, Naka-ku
HIrohsima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0012 Japan
¥1000

‘Don’t Follow the Wind’ is an exhibition inside the restricted radioactive zone surrounding the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant. The 'exhibition' began on March 11, 2015, the fourth anniversary of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami disaster which triggered the ongoing crisis at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Initiated by Japanese art collective Chim↑Pom, 12 projects by artists including Ai Weiwei, Trevor Paglen, and Eva and Franco Mattes are housed in buildings within the exclusion zone around the Fukushima nuclear power plant,…

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EV Delorian & Green Energy Show

October 25, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Marina Hop, 4-14 Kannoon-shin-machi, Nishi-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 733-0036 Japan
Free

The Internet has been a awash with Back to The Future references all week and on October 21 some of you may have spotted the distinctive Delorian car used in the film around and about Hiroshima city center. This particular model doesn't run on food waste as in the film, but has a local engineer has converted it to run on electricity. The car will be on display at Marina Hop on October 25 and there will be science and…

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December 2015

Goto Izumi’s Wabi-Sabi Sextertainment Tour

December 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Organza, 2F Morimoro Building, 1-4-32 Tokaichi-machi, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0805 Japan
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Goto Izumi’s latest Deep Hiroshima feature takes a walk on the wild side with a tour of some of Hiroshima's more venerable adult entertainment venues. See the feature online here But rather than just reading about it, why not join the Organ-za Walking Club this Sunday night (12/6) and experience these piquant delights for real. We will be gathering at Organza before 8pm for drinks. Goto Izumi will outline the night’s program before leading us to some of the places…

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February 2016

UNITAR Public Session: Sustainable Development Goals

February 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, 1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0811 Japan
Free

Executive Director of UNITAR, Nikhil Seth, leads a session which is open to the public in English (Japanese translation is provided) on new Sustainable Development Goals which aim "to serve as global guideposts for efforts to advance human and planetary well-being." Admission is free, but participants are asked to register in advance via the following: E-mail: [email protected] Tel: 082-511-2424 Fax: 082-211-0511 Location: Meeting Room No.1 (basement floor), Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, 1-2 Nakashima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima

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The Global Hibakusha Project: Connecting Young People in Radiation Affected Communities

February 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Satellite Campus, Hiroshima City University, 9F Otemachi Heiwa Building, 4-1-1 Otemachi, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0051 Japan
Free

Professor Robert Jacobs of the Hiroshima Peace Institute (HPI) talks about The Global Project in the last of installment of HPI's public English language lecture series. The lecture is free and open to all. The Global Hibakusha Project has recently concluded its 2nd workshop, held here in Hiroshima. The project trains young people in radiation-affected communities in oral history methodology. The workshops have two goals, supporting the gathering of hibakusha testimony by young people within the community, and also to…

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October 2016

Le Ly Hayslip Lecture

October 9, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hiroshima International Conference Center, 1-5 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0811 Japan
Free

Le Ly Hayslip is a Vietnamese-American memoirist and humanitarian upon whose life. The 1993 film Heaven & Earth is based upon her biographies When Heaven and Earth Changed Places and Child of War and Woman of Peace. 14:00-14:10 Opening 14:10-15:10 Lecture by Le Ly Hayslip: Post-war in Vietnam: Rebuilding Bridges after Devastation 15:10-16:00 Discussion with questions and answers The event will conducted in Japanese and English. Location: Himawari Room, Hiroshima International Conference Center (Peace Memorial Park)

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Deep Hiroshima Salon and GH Autumn Social

October 19, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Organza, 2F Morimoro Building, 1-4-32 Tokaichi-machi, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0805 Japan

Join us for the inaugural episode of a new talk show. Hosted by Organ-za owner, GetHiroshima Mag Deep Hiroshima columnist and all round bohemian impresario, Goto Izumi, and GetHiroshima co-founder, Paul Walsh, the show is a collaboration with local broadcaster RCC. It will be streamed live on YouTube, but we would love to come and be part of the live audience at Organ-za in Tokaichi. The aim of the show is to provide a view of life in Hiroshima from…

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December 2016

Deep Hiroshima Salon Vol 2

December 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Organza, 2F Morimoro Building, 1-4-32 Tokaichi-machi, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0805 Japan
Free
Deep Hiroshima Salon at Organza talk show

Join us for the inaugural episode of a new talk show. Hosted by Deep Hiroshima columnist and bohemian impresario, Goto Izumi, and GetHiroshima co-founder, Paul Walsh, the show is a collaboration with local broadcaster RCC. It will be streamed live on YouTube, but we would love to come and be part of the live audience at Organ-za in Tokaichi. This time around Goto Izumi will be going behind the scenes at Hiroshima's 65 year old strip theater, the Daiichigekijyo, which…

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February 2017

Deep Hiroshima Salon Vol 3

February 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Organza, 2F Morimoro Building, 1-4-32 Tokaichi-machi, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0805 Japan
Free
Deep Hiroshima Salon Vol 3 at Organza in Hiroshima

Join us for the 3rd episode of the Deep Hiroshima Salon, where hosts Organ-za owner, Deep Hiroshima columnist and all round bohemian impresario, Goto Izumi, and GetHiroshima co-founder, Paul Walsh, take a look at some of Hiroshima's lesser known attractions from an outsider perspective. This episode we will be taking a deep dive into the blood and guts world of Hiroshima's backstreet soul food Dengaku and our special guest is the proprietor of horror cafe Bateren. The show itself is…

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April 2017

Deep Hiroshima Salon Vol 4

April 12, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Organza, 2F Morimoro Building, 1-4-32 Tokaichi-machi, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0805 Japan
Free
Deep Hiroshima Salon Vol 4

Join us for the 4th episode of the Deep Hiroshima Salon, where hosts Organ-za owner, Deep Hiroshima columnist and all round bohemian impresario, Goto Izumi, and GetHiroshima co-founder, Paul Walsh, take a look at some of Hiroshima's lesser known attractions from an outsider perspective. This edition we welcome guests, indie clothing designers Ryosuke Sakurai and Daisuke Idoguchi AKA Zetsumetsukigushu and underground impresario Haro, who are featured in the current issue of the GetHiroshima Mag. The event will be streamed live…

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Yokogawa Charity Art Festival Opening Party

April 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SEED Art Laboratory, 2F 3-1-14 Yokogawa-cho, Nishi-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 733-0011 Japan
¥1000
Yokogawa Charity Art Festival Opening Party

Pre-event held on the night before the charity art exhibition to raise funds funds for the victims in the affected areas of the 3/11/2011 earthquake and tsunami catastrophe in Japan held in conjunction with the annual Yokogawa Fushigi-ichi STreet Festival. The party is a fundraiser with all of the ¥1000 admission fee will be donated. There will also be German food, beer, wine and soft drinks. Door open at 18:00 and the music starts at 19:00. 19:00 mew-mew live 20:00…

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June 2017

Deep Hiroshima Salon Vol 5

June 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Organza, 2F Morimoro Building, 1-4-32 Tokaichi-machi, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0805 Japan
Free
Deep Hiroshima - Motomachi Aprtment Complex / Photo by Kenichi Asano

Join us for the 4th episode of the Deep Hiroshima Salon, where hosts Organ-za owner, Deep Hiroshima columnist and all round bohemian impresario, Goto Izumi, and GetHiroshima co-founder, Paul Walsh, take a look at some of Hiroshima's lesser known attractions from an outsider perspective. This edition, we'll be exploring the weird and wonderful world of Hiroshima's inexplicably large number of yuru-kyara mascots and taking our guests on a tour of Hiroshima's city within a city, the Motomachi Apartment Complex. The…

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August 2017

Radiation Effects Research Foundation Open House

August 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 6, 2017

RERF, 5-2 Hijiyama Kouen, Minami-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 732-0815 Japan
Free
RERF Open House English poster

The Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF) based on top of Hijiyama took over from the somewhat controversial Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC) in 1975. Every year they open the facility to the public for two days in August so people can get a look at what they do and to try to inspire children to get involved in the sciences. The Radiation Effects Research Foundation will be holding their annual Open House event on August 5th & 6th this year.…

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September 2017

Hiroshima Philosophy Café: What is it to feel safe?

September 10, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Social Book Cafe Hachidori-sha, 2-43, Dobashi-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0854 Japan
¥1000
Hiroshima Philosophy Cafe

One of the most important condition for our lives is to not be frightened, for your own and your family’s life, wellness and properties. Regardless of the institutions and systems in place to protect your safety, lots of people, including children, suffer from poverty, disease and violence at home and outside. Are you blessed with safety? When do you feel “safe”? The dialogue facilitator is Narifumi NAKAOKA, with many years experience in philosophical dialogue facilitation, including ground-breaking dialogues between Japanese…

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August 2018

Chat with A-bomb survivors in English

August 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Social Book Cafe Hachidori-sha, 2-43, Dobashi-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0854 Japan
Free

Drop in at Hachidori-sha to chat with A-bomb survivors in a relaxed cafe atmosphere at any time between 11am and 5pm on this important day.

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A-bomb Survivor Testimony in English

August 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, 1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0811 Japan
Free

Opportunity to hear A-bomb survivor testimony in English in the Peace Memorial Museum. No reservations required and free of charge. Venue is B1F Meeting Room 1 in the basement of the East Building of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. There will also be a free screening of Renzo Kinoshita's short animation Pica-don in the same room 12:30-12:40.

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A-bomb Survivor Testimony in English

August 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, 1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0811 Japan
Free

Opportunity to hear A-bomb survivor testimony in English in the Peace Memorial Museum. No reservations required and free of charge. Venue is B1F Meeting Room 1 in the basement of the East Building of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. There will also be a free screening of Renzo Kinoshita's short 10-minute animation Pica-don 12:30-12:40 in the same room

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A-bomb Survivor Testimony in English

August 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, 1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0811 Japan
Free

Opportunity to hear A-bomb survivor testimony in English in the Peace Memorial Museum. No reservations required and free of charge. Venue is B1F Meeting Room 1 in the basement of the East Building of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. There will also be a free screening of Renzo Kinoshita's short 10-minute animation Pica-don 12:30-12:40 in the same room

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November 2018

Think Peace for Yourself -Philosophical Dialogue Session-

November 3, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Organic cafe Kissa Saeki, 1−4−25, Kamiya-cho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0031 Japan

【Please be sure to apply using the form below.】 “For me, peace is just stability in my mind” “Sometimes war could foster peace, because…” “I have a peace allergy due to too much peace education”... You are welcome to say things like these here. This event has no academic or experienced person giving an authoritative answer, and there is no proscribed message of peace. Using a philosophical dialogue as the form of discourse, we will think about conflict and peace…

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June 2019

Lessons from the Global Hibakusha Project

June 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Social Book Cafe Hachidori-sha, 2-43, Dobashi-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0854 Japan
¥1000
Global Hibakusha Portlaits free exhibition in Hiroshima Japan

Professors Mick Broderick and Bo Jacobs talk at Social Book Cafe Hachidorisha about the Global Hibakusha Project, after the opening day of  the project's photo exhibition at the Former Bank of Japan building.  Show your intention to attend on their Facebook Event Page. Admission: ¥1000 (includes one drink)

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August 2019

A-bomb Survivor Testimony in English

August 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hiroshima International Conference Center, 1-5 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0811 Japan
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.

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April 2020

Talk with A-bomb Survivors in English

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Held on the 6th, 16th and 26th of every month.
Social Book Cafe Hachidori-sha, 2-43, Dobashi-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0854 Japan
Free
Talk with Hiroshima A-bomb survivors in English

A valuable opportunity to talk with A-bomb survivors in English.

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