Dag Hammerskjold Plaza, E.47 St between 1 & 2 Aves, New York, NY
FREE Events at Dag Hammerskjold Plaza (and later) UN Church, NYC
From 4:00 - 5:30 PM: at Dag Hammerskjold Plaza - East 47 St between 1 & 2 Aves there will be musical performances by Bruce Markow, Ray Korona, the Raging Grannies, The Peaceniks, Russell Daisey and special guest from Japan singer/songwriter, Shinji Harada.
There will be art activities including origami crane making as well as an educational exhibition for a Nuclear-free world.
There will be other related events afterward.
Universal Peace Day commemorates the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Join or organize “A Peal for Peace” Bell Ringing Ceremony at the exact moment of the Hiroshima bombing (August 5th, 7:15PM in NYC and in Japan, August 6th, 8:15AM). Bring bells to call for a NUCLEAR-FREE WORLD!