A-bomb 75th anniversary events

A list of events in August 2020 commemorating the 75th anniversary of atomic bombings.  Adapted from WorldBeyondWar.org/events/ and other sources.

Date Time Type Title Location Group
Thu Jul-30 9am EDT / noon PDT Zoom Webinar 100 Seconds to Midnight – What does this mean? What can we do? Miami World Beyond War
Aug 1 to 9 Nuclear Remembrance and Action Week unfold zero
Aug 6 to 9
43+ events in 8 countries
Peace Wave 2020 A wave of events around the globe Japan Council against Atomic and Hydrogen bombs
Mon Aug 3 7pm PDT / 10pm EDT Zoom Speaking Their Peace: Hibakusha in Their Own Words Vancouver Vancouver Peace Poppies
Wed Aug 5 6pm PDT Zoom Webinar Prevent Nuclear War, Ban Nuclear Weapons Portland, OR Rotarians4NuclearBan
Wed Aug 5 7pm EDT / 4pm PDT Zoom Webinar Online Film: Pictures from a Hiroshima Schoolyard New York
Thu Aug 6 8am EDT Vigil in park Sq 75 Years Since Hiroshima Pittsfield, MA WBW / Massachusets Peace Action
Thu Aug 6 8am JST Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony at Peace Memorial Park Hiroshima Japan Hiroshima City Government
Thu Aug 6 8:15am PDT bells Bells for Peace Victoria & Vancouver Island Victoria multifaith
Thu Aug 6 08:15am PDT bells Bells for Peace Langley, BC Langley Climate Not War
Thu Aug 6 noon PDT 3pm / EDT Zoom Webinar Hibakusha Remembrance Webinar Canada World Beyond War
Thu Aug 6 4pm EDT 1pm / PDT Zoom Webinar Hiroshima Nagasaki Day 75th Anniversary Commemoration Toronto, ON WBW
Thu Aug 6 5pm PDT Song concert / BYO Bell Hiroshima Day commemoration, 75th anniversary Salt Spring island, BC Peace Park/Japanese gardens
Thu Aug 6 6:30pm EDT Vigil Hiroshima/Nagasaki Anniversary Peace Vigil Waltham MA WBW / Massachusets Peace Action
Thu Aug 6 7pm EDT Zoom webinar 75 Years: Canada, Nuclear Weapons and the UN Ban Treaty Toronto, ON Hiroshima Nagasaki Day Coalition
Thu Aug 6 7pm EDT Vigil at town hall Hiroshima/ Nagasaki Vigil Andover MA WBW / Massachusets Peace Action
Thu Aug 6 7pm PDT / 10pm EDT live-stream Virtual Concert Human Shadow Etched in Stone North Vancouver Little Chamber Music & Polygon Gallery
Sat Aug 8 7pm JST Candlelight vigil Candlelight Action Peace Wave Nagoya Japan Peace Wave 2020 WBW-Japan
Sun Aug 9 11am JST GMT unknown Nagasaki Peace Memorial Ceremony Nagasaki Japan
Sun Aug 9 11:50am PDT bells Bells for Peace Victoria Victoria Multifaith
Thu Aug 9 11:50am PDT church bells Bells for Peace Aldergrove, BC Langley Climate Not War
Sun Aug 9 4pm PDT Vigil in Park Nagasaki Commemoration at Peace Flame in Seaforth Peace Park Vancouver, BC Vancouver Peace Council
Sun Aug 9 7pm EDT / 4pm PDT Zoom Webinar 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings, with Dan Ellsberg Boston MA WBW / Massachusets Peace Action
Sun Aug 9 7:30pm EDT Vigil & Lanterns
Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki – 75th Anniversary
Watertown MA WBW / Massachusets Peace Action